Monday July 6, 2020

Augmented reality in real life

All the latest smartphones and tablets can do it, manufacturers increasingly tout it as a top feature, and the military is investing in it. But what is augmented reality actually good for?

5th April, 2020
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VR and AR are finding their earliest and most enthusiastic use cases in situations that allow people to work in dangerous, awkward and physically challenging locations without having to personally be there

In late March, Apple launched the latest iteration of its top-of-the-line tablet computer, the iPad Pro, a device aimed at professionals looking for tools to help them in business.

As a tablet, it’s not all that different from its hit 2018 predecessor except in one respect – it includes LIDAR, a depth-sensing technology designed to make the device the best augmented reality (AR) tool available.

Early speculation suggests that the iPhone 12, the next...

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