Augmented reality apps from the iTunes App store have not really excited me in the way I originally expected but the potential is fantastic. Here’s the Common Craft video explanation for those new to the concept.
The recent flurry of activity regarding Augmented Reality makes me reflect on how much I liked the ideas in Vernor Vinge’s sci-fi novel, Rainbows End (2006). The characters ‘wear’ the internet and can effectively be online constantly, with no visible apparatus attached to their bodies. ‘Wearing’ allows one to have a completely haptic experience. It is particularly amusing that Robert Gu, […]