Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Will This Augmented Reality Machine Really Replace Your PC? - Bloomberg

Check the Meta Wikipedia article for additional details; also see Meta, The World’s First Entry-Level AR Glasses, Hires The Father Of Wearable Computing As Chief Scientist (TechCrunch, from ~3 years ago)

"Put on the Meta 2 headset, and ten holographic computer screens will hover in mid-air. Press the floating Amazon.com webpage with Nike sneakers and the shoes pop out. You can pull the image apart and examine the inner soles. A phone icon appears in front of you, ringing. Press it, and the caller appears in holographic form. She can hand you a model of the Vienna Opera House; you can hold it and turn it around.

With Meta’s technology, you become the operating system by controlling 3D content with your hands. Meta is a smaller player in the growing field of augmented reality, which puts digital images on top of the real world. (It’s not virtual reality, a more immersive experience that attempts to replace the world around you)."
Will This Augmented Reality Machine Really Replace Your PC? - Bloomberg
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