To Augment is to take an existing form, and artificially add to it, to boulster its capabilities. Augmenting the body makes up for capabilities lost - artificial limbs - or capabilities never before possessed - the sense of sonar.
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The Sensor web, is a long-anticipated faced of an augmented world. It is, in theory at least, a huge web of interconnected sensors, actuators, RFID, GPS, specialised routing controls, and augmented sensory hardware, all wired together into an immense web in physical space, facilitating Augmented Reality applications.
An introductory level article on Augmented reality, not as in predicted futures, but as in some 2006 technologies in existance, and their impact on the world.
On the 7th November 2009, the eStadium application for iphones went live for the first time. It is a novel concept, designed to turn sporting events into augmented reality centres with a minimum of infrastructure in place.
FIFA, the international body overseeing the game of football, finally relents and agrees to two separate augmented reality technologies being used on the pitch to augment (or overrule) the referees decisions.
This collection of academic works is over a decade old now. As such, its exploration of ?current? augmented reality applications, and means to attempt to integrate virtual and physical data, is often hopelessly dated.
Taking a look at some of the truly revolutionary developments in Augmented Reality systems occurring in 2007.
This book is a mixture between an explanation of the visual aspects of augmented reality ? virtual and physical data in the same display screen ? and a programmer?s / hardware guide to creating your own AR applications.
This promotional video by the Human Interface Technology Lab, is a little dated now, but serves as a good solid introduction to the possibilities inherent in augmented reality. High on visuals and demonstrations, low on technical specs.
In mid December 2008, Nokia designer and human behavioural researcher Jan Chipchase posed the question on what the skyline of our towns and cities would look like under the tinting of augmented reality displays, filtering systems, and projection technologies.
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Augmented Reality is slowly becoming more prevalent within the industry. First Sony unveiled Invizimals for their PSP systems, which allows users to search for little monsters, collect them and then put them into battle.
Microsoft Research has demonstrated their approach to developing visual augmented reality - superimposing computer-generated information on top of a video feed in real time....
GPS may no longer have to be about following audio directions only, and looking at maps on your screen. Wikitude Drive for Android offers an augmented reality feature that lets you actually see the road ahead.
It represents t...
The Invisible Train, claiming itself as the first real multi-user Augmented Reality application for handheld devices has debuted, capable of running on PDA processing power alone.
The Invisible Train is a mobile, collaborativ...
Visitors to the Allard Pierson Museum will get to partake in an exhibit showcasing ancient Rome through augmented reality.
In "A Future for the Past," a swiveling iMac superimposes buildings and text onto two large pictures...