How Laser Tag Works
Updated: Aug 23, 2020
Briefly, game players use two main devices - tagger and Laser Tag Headband with sensors.
Tagger is a model of weapon that shoots with invisible infrared rays, that are absolutely harmless to humans (like the infrared rays in your TV remote).
Laser Tag Headband is a regular strap with infrared detectors fixed on it, which detect infrared rays from the adversary's tagger.
Laser Tag Headband of a player is connected with the player's own Tagger usually via cable or Bluetooth.
After hitting from the adversary's tagger, the player's Headband sends commands to the processor of the player's Tagger with:
The ID of an adversary's tagger