Sunday, August 8, 2010

Limitations of Augmented Reality

Augmented reality has been a fascinating and exciting topic to discuss in the last few posts. Certainly the technology has come a long ways from its roots in virtual reality. Augmented reality has evolved from the cumbersome head-mounted device to mobile phones. Its current implementation on the mobile phone has shaped augmented reality into what it is today. Along its development path, augmented reality has met some challenges since the technology is dependent on the advancement of computers and the digital network. Where it will take off in the future is still to be determined. Augmented reality still has some challenges and limitations. [More]

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Future of Augmented Reality

The future of augmented reality is here. Although it is not close to what you may see in Hollywood movies, it is not far off. There is certainly more to come as technology continues to advance. The future of augmented reality will encompass many areas and become an everyday tool. [More]

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Augmented Reality Today

Last week, I discussed some background on augmented reality which presents digital information by superimposing it in reality such as in television broadcast or movies. Is augmented reality (AR) more than a concept? Yes and AR is currently being used today. It is not science fiction or anything mystical. AR is currently being delivered on smartphones for location-based searches; through head-mounted devices for training and visual-aid; and in printed materials like magazines and newspapers. [more]

Sunday, June 27, 2010

About Augmented Reality

Augmented reality is a fascinating topic. What makes it fascinating is the ability to use digital technology in a way that allows us to perceive the world differently. Of course this technology isn’t new and has been in development for several years. [More]