Chapter 3

The Value of Augmented Reality

Information in this chapter:

• The Next User Interface

• Advancing Computer Interfaces

• The Uses of Augmented Reality

The Next User Interface

Computer interfaces have come a long way over the past forty years. Starting from something arcane and foreign, early computers by their very lack of sophistication forced us to interact with them on their terms: assembly language, binary tape, punch cards, and so on. As time went on, monitors and screens gave users a real-time view of the command line and on until today. Augmented Reality has the potential to bring information to anything a person can look at and it is this capability that opens up incredible possibilities for the present and especially the future. ...

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