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Will "Augmented Reality" Finally Make My Life's Dream Come True?

Posted by bsstahl on 2009-10-27 and Filed Under: general 

Your Augmented Future: The 3 Hottest Videos From International AR Symposium

Be sure to see the 2 videos linked in the above article from the International AR Symposium.  Aside from the cute factor of the Eye Pet and the WOW factor of the AR Sketch demo, there is the very real possibility that my dream of being able to write code anywhere, via a Heads-Up-Display in my sunglasses, is coming close.

These exciting examples of Augmented Reality have little to do with mobile location awareness, a nice reminder that there's a whole lot more to the field. Mobile AR browsers are the best known commercial services so far, but academic research on other forms of AR has been going on for years.

Ready to browse and interact with data on top of the physical world, through webcams, mobile phones and increasingly svelte AR glasses? A future when such experiences are mainstream may be fast approaching.

Tags: coding augmented reality 

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