Using Image Recognition to Trigger Augmented Reality

Posted by | August 5, 2012

Augmented reality is the practice of laying a computer-generated image or object over the real world. However, it’s a static technology, relying on the world to give it clues to work with. Image recognition can create those clues, transforming mundane reality into a multimedia stream. Check it out in action.

1 Comment so far
  1. Nelson Williams
    August 5, 2012 1:51 pm

    There is, of course, potential for abuse. You know those commercials where the syrup bottle or something comes alive and starts babbling on? Imagine everything in your house doing that, all the time, forever.

    The nightmare looms.

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