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Augmented reality (AR) is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. It is related to a more general concept called mediated reality, in which a view of reality is modified (possibly even diminished rather than augmented) by a computer. As a result, the technology functions by enhancing one’s current perception of reality. By contrast, virtual reality replaces the real world with a simulated one. Augmentation is conventionally in real-time and in semantic context with environmental elements, such as sports scores on TV during a match. Top 10 augmented reality demos that will revolutionize video gam. Augmented Reality (AR) has the potential to do something parents can’t: free gamers from their couches and usher them into the real world, to play.
***UPDATE***if you find this interesting – check out the recent post Top AR Games of All Time. Here is my countdown of the top 10 best AR demos poised to revolutionize video games: 10. Human Pac Man When Dr. Digital? Marketing? Blog!: Nesquik Augmented Reality Cereal Box. Soyons sérieux, jouons ! (3/5): Le jeu catalyseur de l’intellige.