Augmented reality: Ready for training or in its infancy?

By September 2, 2014March 24th, 2020Newswires

Many people confuse virtual reality and augmented reality (AR), so let’s start with a simple definition that covers most AR use: AR is technology that enables digital data to be overlaid on a live view of the real world.

When this data (be it text, graphics or sound) is displayed on a person’s real-time view, it can open up new ways to learn about one’s surroundings, from navigating a street we are walking down or practicing the best way to work on a piece of equipment we are using. This video shows AR for machine maintenance in action:

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