AUGMENTED REALITY A Technology and Policy Primer

| March 20, 2017

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Visitors to the Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland may recall the moment when, passing by a long mirror, ghostly figures appeared riding alongside them in the cart. This effect was an early and fun example of augmented reality (AR), a set of technologies that overlay information onto everyday experience. The vision for AR dates back at least until the 1960s with the work of Ivan Sutherland. In a way, AR represents a natural evolution of information communication technology.

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