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The IMG Studio Develops First VR Basketball Game for Adaptive, Paralympic Sports
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The IMG Studio Develops First VR Basketball Game for Adaptive, Paralympic Sports

Virtual reality (VR) sports content is being used increasingly for training typical athletes and encouraging people to work out and be more active. For Paralympic athletes, those VR training tools have been lacking—until now. A San Antonio digital media content development company has created the first-ever VR basketball game that gives players wearing VR goggles the perspective of playing basketball as a wheelchair athlete. The IMG Studio developed this game as a powerful recruiting tool for South Texas Regional Adaptive & Paralympic Sports (STRAPS) and Morgan’s Wonderland to recruit new basketball players, both with and without disabilities, as well as to train users before they play on the court. “We at STRAPS are so excited that this emerging technology is putting players in ...