Surf the Dream A discourse of links and articles from Justin Avery

Standing on other planets is the killer app for augmented reality

I agree that it would be a killer app, but it’s not augmented reality. An app that puts you on another world is not augmented reality, it’s virtual reality.

Augmented reality provides layers of information upon your current reality, where as virtual reality takes you to another location to experience something.

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Also published on Medium.

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