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Augmented reality technology and its importance

Emerging applications of Augmented Reality technology

May 15, 2015

In this modern era, technology became the best friend for the humans. Every day new technologies are arising to help people in their day-to-day work. Not to mention, the field of education, medical, entertainment, industrial is using technology. Augmented reality is a new emerging technology which is setting footing into the field we mentioned earlier. Let’s look into the possible application of augmented reality in the day-to-day life.

Augmented Reality

Augmented reality is the technique which overlays digital characters into the real and physical environment and provides an interactive world to the people who are using it. To explain, augmented reality is that it brings components of the digital world into a person’s view of the real world.

Possible applications of Augmented Reality

Augmented reality is a vast technology. It is explored to use in the various application such as in games, shopping, navigation, teaching, repairs and in medical too.

In Games

Gaming industry already adopted the technique of augmented reality. You all are very familiar with the game, in a word, Pokémon Go. Players are experiencing the characters in their real world and it gives them a more interactive and as well as an interesting game.

In education

Smart classes are common nowadays. As teachers are looking for new ways to make the classroom teaching interesting,in the light of taking help of videos and pictures for teaching. It will be interesting to use AR for it too. It will be different from the old school learning. The students can be an active learner by interacting with the lesson characters.

In shopping

The main factor of augmented reality is the product visualization. By using AR in shops, customers can view the product even without opening the wrapping of the product package. Similarly, they can try the clothes and boots how it will look onto them without actually wearing it. Furthermore, you can see how a sofa set will appear in a room.

In navigation

AR can be very useful in the navigation as the drivers can know the direction in the road itself. Even without changing their course of driving they can know the way to go. Correspondingly, the AR technology will be useful in finding items in a shopping aisle.