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Understanding Augmented Reality by Alan B. Craig

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Chapter 6

Interaction in Augmented Reality

Introduction

One of the key features of augmented reality (AR) is that it is an interactive medium. As such, interaction plays a key role in the overall user experience. AR is a relatively new medium and, as such, not all the details are worked out regarding the capabilities and affordances of the medium. This means that what we see in current AR applications is not the full suite of possibilities that will exist in the future. Some aspects of AR will only be possible with new developments in hardware and software.

One of the obvious places to begin studying interaction in augmented reality is to study interaction in other media, especially closely related media such as virtual reality (VR) and interactive ...

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