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Augmented Reality

Friday, June 12th, 2009

Ever heard of it? Of course you have. But if you haven’t, here is the quick Wikipedia summary:

Augmented reality (AR) is a field of computer research which deals with the combination of real-world and computer-generated data (virtual reality), where computer graphics objects are blended into real footage in real time.

The most identifiable example is in football where the line of scrimmage and the first down line are projected onto the field. Viewers are watching the football game in real time, and computer graphics are blended onto the field as if it were actually there. Got it? (more…)

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