The Flagship Store of Telefónica has been stage to show also the challenge Movistar Nadal with interactive 3D animations and control by motion, in addition to host an exhibition of trophies of the career of Rafa Nadal, up to now only seen in the Rafa Nadal Museum Xperience.
Number 1 of world tennis, the Spanish Rafael Nadal, has been the undisputed protagonist of the presentation by Telefónica in the Flagship Store, located in the historic building of Madrid's Gran Vía, the application of the latest technologies of virtual reality in a game pioneer with the athlete as a centre, to what other actions were added as the challenge Movistar Nadal.
In the latter case, this set of actions around the player focuses on a circuit that will travel traveling way by different cities with six interactive modules designed with 3D animations and control technology by movement, among others.
For example, in the module 'Returns the serve', visitors will have to return the kick to Rafa Nadal with a simulated racket (mobile device). The post processed in each game more than 7,200 data with different integrated sensors, measuring the linear acceleration, rotation and the angular displacement.
In another module-'Trains with Rafa'-, tennis player challenges visitors to perform the same movements that he does to start training. This post uses the Kinect control system movement, along with in depth and infrared sensors, as well as the simultaneous analysis of twenty-five points of the body of the player to compare them to their movements.
In addition, Telefonica Flagship Store houses an exhibition which shows for the first time outside of the Rafa Nadal Museum Xperience (additional information of this Center in) Digital AV Magazine) the career of tennis player most important trophies, as the fourteen most significant pieces of his career, both individual and team, in clay or grass, Grand Slams, Masters and JJ.OO.
In this sense, the athlete has spoken of his Academy tennis - Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar-, which has qualified as "the professional and life most important project of my career; It is very special to me. The Academy is a center of training of athletes where they are given all the possible opportunities so they can reach their full potential, and is equipped with the latest technology applied to sport. That will use the latest is something we share with Telefónica".
Nadal was joined in the Act of presentation of the exhibition by the sports journalist Carlos Martínez and by the director of public affairs for Presidency of Telefonica, Francisco de Bergia, who stressed that "in 2016 we launched an international call "focused to find startups that develop technological solutions for the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar, which was attended by more than 160 startups coming from Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America and Oceania".
Experience the virtual reality game, that the own Rafa Nadal underwent playing against himself during the presentation and will be available at the Flagship Store until December 12, used three different techniques: a 360 ° video stereoscopic of tennis on a chroma key 9 x 4 x 4 m. with which has been the sensation of volume; a photogrammetry, based on more than tresicientas photos and software modeling and 3D animation to Rafa Nadal and his reality to the virtual world environment, as well as actual stage time to move and interact with objects, spaces and with the same Rafa Nadal.
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