The NBA app goes to allow you to digitally possess a reside participant

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The NBA app is getting a solution to overlay your self on one other participant in a reside sport in order that it seems to be like you might be that player. Sure, it’s as unusual because it sounds.

Right here’s the way it works — not less than, as proven in an on-stage demo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Ahmad Rashad. With the NBA app, you’ll be capable to scan the individual you need to drop into an NBA sport by strolling round that individual and pointing your digital camera at them. (It appears as if the scanning works like Epic Video games’ RealityScan app, however for folks.) Then, from a menu, you possibly can decide which participant to inhabit, and if you do, your scan might be overlaid on high of that participant as they transfer across the court docket.

Okay, this nonetheless sounds unusual. I’d advocate simply watching the complete…

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