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Real tournament - mobile context aware gaming for the next generation

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>01/2004
<mark>Journal</mark>Electronic Library
Issue number1
Number of pages10
Pages (from-to)55-64
<mark>Original language</mark>English


With the recent advances in mobile networking, context-aware computing, and sensor-based computing, researchers and game designers are able to explore the potential of combining these new technologies to develop mobile, networked, context-aware, augmented reality multiplayer games. As part of new research collaboration between Lancaster University, Cisco Systems, Microsoft Research and Orange – MIPv6 Systems Research Lab, such a mobile context-aware multiplayer game is proposed and explored. The proposed game, Real Tournament, gathers real-time contextual information, e.g. physical location and orientation, from the players and injects them into the game engine to generate game events.