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