Augmented reality gaming system

  • US 10,341,162 B2
  • Filed: 09/12/2017
  • Issued: 07/02/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/12/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An augmented reality gaming system, comprising:

  • a gameplay device comprising;

    a mount;

    a first wireless transceiver; and

    a plurality of triggers, each corresponding to a virtual weapon,wherein the gameplay device does not include an infrared transmitter and does not include an infrared receiver; and

    a mobile device removably secured to the mount, the mobile device comprising;

    a processor;

    a screen;

    an image sensor;

    a location sensor;

    an orientation sensor;

    a second wireless transceiver; and

    a memory, the memory storing an augmented reality gaming app comprising instructions for execution by the processor that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to;

    display, on the screen, a live image received from the image sensor;

    receive location information from the location sensor;

    generate target information about at least one target;

    display, on the screen and based on the location information, a graphical depiction of the at least one target as an overlay on the live image;

    receive, via the second wireless transceiver and from the first wireless transceiver, an indication of activation of one of the plurality of triggers, wherein activation of the one of the plurality of triggers corresponds to firing the virtual weapon corresponding to the one of the plurality of triggers;

    display an animation on the screen in response to the indication;

    receive orientation information from the orientation sensor; and

    calculate, based on the location information, the orientation information, and the target information, whether the firing of the virtual weapon caused virtual damage to the target.

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