Near and distant future with Augmented Reality

I’m heading out to an Augmented Reality event today that’s being hosted by Metaio, and for multiple reasons I’m going to be writing more about this field. First of all, what is AR?

Well, here’s how Wikipedia defines it:

‘…is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data.’

There are plenty of videos showing the real world applications of Augmented Reality, and this one is a bit dry, but it does show off some of the most practical uses one might have. Check it out:

Plenty going on in the world of Augmented Reality, which is what this event today is showcasing, and my plan is to spend a few blogposts talking about the different ways this field can impact our lives in the near and distant future.

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