How Batman is helping prove out 5G, cloud-based mixed reality

Batman taking on supervillain The Scarecrow will be the main event at this year’s Mobile World Congress. And the companies behind it are hoping the fight leads to a new future for immersive entertainment.

AT&T, Ericsson, Intel and Warner Bros. with DC are using 5G technology and edge computing to build a location-based mixed-reality experience featuring the comic book rivals battling it out on the show floor. Visitors will walk into the experience and put on an augmented reality headset. They’ll then watch a 2- to 3-minute experience that pits Batman against The Scarecrow, which was put together in collaboration with Warner Bros. and AT&T.

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