Tuesday 24 April 2018

Now you can race against yourself

You can upload your data and race 'against yourself'
You can upload your data and race 'against yourself'

LUCKY drivers of Toyota GT86 coupes will be able to "race themselves" thanks to Sony's latest driving simulation game on PlayStation®3 (PS3), Gran Turismo 6 (GT6).

Central to the concept is a telemetry recording device, which collects acceleration, braking, steering angles, gear shift, engine/car speed information from the car's controller area network.

It also collects location information from a special GPS system. The data is recorded on a USB device, which can be uploaded to a PS3. Then drivers can race against themselves.

And they can use GT6's "GPS data visualiser" to compare their own telemetry with that of professional drivers.

However, you may have to wait. As of now there are no plans to sell it here. But I have a feeling there will be. It's too much fun to miss out on.

Indo Motoring

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