Augmented Reality is more than Virtual Reality
Today's augmented reality projects are still most often just about software. The necessary display glasses are taken as is. But this has been the same for the last decade and more, so we cannot really expect any progress this way. Before this book appeared, most people even thought augmented reality was for professional applications only, just because of those bulky goggles.
Essential requirements for display glasses are:
Eye tracker Mask display Position cameras Dynamic image generator Dynamic fit and focus adaptation No straps, no screws, no belts, no clamps ! In current products, you will hardly find any of these at all
The technology to realize all this is available. It cannot only be done, it can be integrated in a very light and convenient pair of glasses, even containing its own power supply.
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