The Complete Guide to Augmented Reality: A Giant to be Awakened

Magic Leap augmented reality

Augmented Reality (AR) is basically the virtual computer mediated reality as an immersive experience that interacts with the real world. More scientifically, according to Wikipedia,

Augmented reality is an interactive experience of a real-world environment where the objects that reside in the real-world are “augmented” by computer-generated perceptual information, sometimes across multiple sensory modalities.

Magic Leap, the AR technology company headset

If you are a science fiction and action film fan, then, there is a high chance you have seen the film, Iron Man, more than once.

2007. Since the first movie was filmed, Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark, joyfully interacts with the surrounding environment using his high tech helmet that assigns meaning to everything around him smoothly.

Augmented Reality Iron Man Tony Stark Jarvis
Tony Stark waking up his computer, Jarvis to interact in the AR HQ of Iron Man

Sometimes films predict the future as in Back to the Future with self lacing laces or the hoverboard

hoverboard self lacing shoes back to the future
Nike actually built a self lacing shoe and Lexus created the hoverboard

2019. Now, instead of another realistic Marvel movie, we have the real deal thanks to rapidly advancing computing and artificial intelligence technology. Magic Leap and HoloLens of Microsoft are the leading AR players offering a wide variety of entertainment, education and real world experiences.

With AR headsets, the era of screenless times is to rise


2022.Mark Stauber, a leading Augmented Reality entrepreneur as the co-founder of JidoMaps  and a Robotics PhD graduate from Stanford, predicts that as these technologies further advance in the very near future, along with the economies of scale, AR will be an inseparable part of our daily lives.  

Mark Stauber

to be continued..

full interview video will also be added at the top..

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