A routine run can turn into a final run in a matter of seconds. Runners and drivers are exposed to a variety of distractions that hinder their ability to safely react to potential incidents. With the help of Augmented Reality and wearable technology, runners can help reduce traffic related incidents by staying focused on the road and their surroundings. This project looks to investigate how AR technology can be leveraged to offer the safest run without diminishing the running user-experience.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Running--Safety measures; Augmented reality; Wearable technology
Visual Communication Design (MFA)
Department, Program, or Center
School of Design (CAD)
Cooper, Chad A., "Creating a Safer Running Experience: Reducing Runner and Vehicular Traffic Incidents" (2019). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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