After Pokemon go, many people have heard about AR technology that allow computer graphics interact with the real world through your mobile. Besides the mobile games and movie, what applications of this nice technology have been shown in our daily life?
What is Augmented Reality?
Augmented reality is the technology that expands our physical world, adding layers of digital information onto it. AR does not create the whole artificial environments to replace real with a virtual one. AR appears in direct view of an existing environment and adds sounds, videos, graphics to it.
AR apps typically connect digital image or animation to a special ‘marker’, or with the help of GPS in phones pinpoint the location like what pokemon go do.
There are 4 types of augmented reality today: