Augmented reality is a combination of real-world and computer-generated data blended in real time. Still perplexed? Then the augmented reality demos below should help.
GE Smart Grid Augmented Reality Demo
The GE Smart Grid is a good place to start if you want to see augmented reality in action for yourself, however, you will need a printer and a computer with a webcam.
Augmented Reality GIS Maps
If you still don’t understand augmented reality, watch this video. The person holding the map in the video sees only a flat 2D paper, while those watching through the camera see the 3D augmented reality.
Augmented reality encyclopedia
An augmented reality encyclopedia is a virtual wunderkammer.
Wikitude – augmented reality travel guide
This video’s a little sketchy, but Wikitude on the G1 looks impressive.
Augmented reality drumkit
Augmented reality drum kit: not exactly John Bonham, but interesting nonetheless.
Augmented reality can be fun, too.
Augmented reality t-shirt
Augmented reality wearables.
iPhone augmented reality
No technology story is complete without the obligatory iPhone application.
Augmented reality is not just eye-candy, it also has some rather dull but practical applications. Vorsprung durch technik anyone?
cross-posted from 10brilliant.com