Verizon’s Latest Patent Brings AR To Sports Stadiums

Verizon’s Latest Patent Brings AR To Sports Stadiums
Fitness & Sport

The company is using augmented reality to enhance otherwise flat displays by overlaying supplementary information

Ido Lechner, Home Editor
  • 29 june 2016

According to a patent application obtained by The Donohue Report, Verizon is looking to make an augmented reality app for mobile that will enable in-stadium NFL fans to identify their on-field players and receive detailed statistics about said players. Using a blend of AR and LTE broadcast (eMBMS) technology, the app will recognize players via sensors embedded within their helmets.

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