augmented reality

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Oct 26 01:21:14 UTC 2011

A slightly different take on "augmented reality" from the OED's def
(from 1992):
> If you have a smartphone or Nintendo 3DS, you've probably played with
> some form of augmented reality, which superimposes graphics, words and
> other useful information over real-life images.


>   augmented reality n. the use of technology which allows the
> perception of the physical world to be enhanced or modified by
> computer-generated stimuli perceived with the aid of special
> equipment; reality as perceived in this way.

It's pretty close, but with smart phones the original computer and
gaming phrases are evolving.


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