The Scan Truck, Frame Store Pictures, and Google partnered to bring the experience of the Summer 2021 Tokyo Olympics to your home — literally! The team scanned athletes to seamlessly capture their signature movements and create AR avatars that can be pulled up and viewed on any mobile device in any environment. Google search the olympians Caleb Dressel, Simone Biles, Megan Rapinoe and Alexander Massialas for the full interactive experience, and watch their digital doubles freestyle, fence, and triple backflip across the arena of your living room carpet, the beach, or wherever you are.
The intricate technology used to capture these absolute feats of human athletic performance, and bring them into the palm of our hands with Google’s new 3D platform, is gold-medal worthy! Seeing new applications for this technology in sports and utilizing it to capture top tier athletes extends the horizons of what is possible, bridging the gap between the digital world and real life. This gives the crowd watching from home an entirely new, inspired and immersive experience. Download the google app and try it out!