As a developer, I have come to know that mobile technology is becoming more real, while the real world seems to becoming more augmented. Statistics indicate that by the year 2015, there will be almost 1.5 billion downloads of mobile augmented reality applications to smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. For anyone in the creative […] More
As a new immersive technology for smart phone users, augmented reality (AR) for Android applications are destined to become commonplace on every smart phone in the next couple of years.
What Exactly Is Augmented Reality (AR) in the World of Android Applications?
Augmented reality can be described as viewing a physical or real image with components or elements that have been modified, using computer-generated effects. Often, the results will provide an enhance perception of the image in real time. The limitations of this feature are only constrained by the imagination of the developers.
Practical applications might include super-imposing a virtual scoreboard over the streaming image of a sports game that is being viewed on the smart phone or tablet. More