Instead of computer-generated environments to interact with as virtual reality does, augmented reality (AR) enhances the real physical world achieved through the use of digital elements, whether it is sound or other sensory stimuli. It is a growing trend among companies involved in mobile computing and business applications in particular. In simpler terms, augmented reality adds to the reality you would ordinarily see.
Often presented as a kind of futuristic technology, it has been around for years. In the early 21st century, various labs and companies built devices that gave us AR. In 2013, Google came up with Google Glass, a moving AR to a more wearable interface, which is eyeglasses. It displays on the user's lens screen via a small projector and responds to voice commands, overlaying images, videos, and sounds onto the screen. ...Read More