Augmented reality is saying Hello to you. Are you ready for it?
Do you know what augmented reality is? How does it work? What is the difference between Virtual reality and Augmented Reality? And what is the future of AR?
If you want to know the answers, here is everything for you.
What is Augmented Reality?
Augmented reality (AR) is the digital version of the natural or imaginary physical world. Developers create an augmented reality world with the help of visual elements, characters, sounds, etc.
Developers use the virtual version of a real-life environment.
Augmented reality turns individuals’ perceptions of the real world into the virtual world.
In the coming years, Augmented reality will become a necessary part of every industry and household.
Yet, gamers are the very first people who enjoy Augmented reality-based games, such as;
- DC: Batman Bat-Tech Edition
- Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
- Knightfall AR
- Pokemon Go
- The Walking Dead: Our World
How does AR work?
A user can access augmented reality through a desktop, laptop, smartphone, smart glasses, tablets, etc.
It is also possible that shortly, you will have AR-ready intelligent contact lenses.
To make AR work or access, you need some hardware to connect with the Augmented reality world. Some of the most common devices you need are sensors, processors, input devices, etc.
Your smartphone has everything that you need to access the AR world.
GPS enables smartphones has made AR easily accessible and user-friendly.
AR technology uses gesture recognition, machine vision, and object recognition.
What is the difference between Augmented reality and Virtual Reality?
To access VR technology, you need a VR headset, but to access Augmented reality, you need any device that can connect to the internet.
Virtual reality makes your brain believe that you are in the virtual world. But Augmented reality puts you in mixed reality.
Virtual reality devices disconnect you from the real world if you wear a VR headset. But AR devices always keep you engaged with both realities.
Virtual reality is primarily used in games, but augmented reality has multiple uses.
Augmented reality can be used in the following sectors:
- Social Media
Future of Augmented Reality:
Augmented reality’s popularity is increasing at multiplying rate.
By the end of 2024, the number of active mobile augmented reality users will reach 1.73 billion.
5G is creating support for cloud-based augmented reality. And, we are already talking about 6G, also.
Brands like Meta, Apple, and Google, are investing millions of dollars to be the first to win the augmented reality race.
Apple’s ARkit is already here. With ARKit 6, users can improve images and videos in 4k and HDR.
Android’s ARCore is also improving.
Why Augmented Reality?
Businesses are facing tough competition.
It is the world where the brand which pleases customers the most can stay at the top.
To give users a better user experience and make custom user experience possible for every user, it is necessary to develop new technologies.
Augmented reality is the perfect for this.