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Understanding Augmented Reality by Alan B. Craig

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Foreword to Alan B. Craig’s Understanding Augmented Reality

Time and again an idea conceived by science fiction is later realized by scientific innovators, from Jules Verne’s detailed descriptions of spacecraft to H.G. Wells’ concept of the laser. Thanks to its obvious utility and incredible capacity for instantaneous, clear communication, augmented reality is no exception. AR has been imagined a thousand times in fiction because of its unparalleled potential in applications ranging from industrial and commercial projects, to education, to creative storytelling, to countless other uses in everyday life. Understanding Augmented Reality is a valuable and welcome primer for anyone wishing to more deeply comprehend the mechanics and implications ...

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