How to get in the race

Virtual Reality Betting Comes To The Races

The latest exploration of a live betting app in conjunction with a virtual reality Google Cardboard viewer lets the user experience a horserace using real data collected with GPS tracers placed on the horses. Users get the jockey’s eye view of the horse, as if you are in the saddle, and can look down on their ride to get data on the horse’s heart rate, stride length, distance remaining and race position. Unit9 was given data from a past race at Kempton Park, which was used to recreate the race in this latest VR experience. ….[READ]

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