Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality and Future Reality, Oh My!

In an earlier post I discussed some of the difficulties we face in understanding augmented reality as a result of its many conflicting definitions. Fortunately, these definitions generally agree on a few elements: technology, mediation, interactive experiences, combining the non-digital and the digital. Unfortunately, just when we might feel like we're...

The New View-Master Takes on Augmented Reality; Should We Take it Into the Classroom?

We are, as others have pointed out, in the age of augmented reality. Whereas the twentieth century saw virtual reality develop in leaps and bounds, it is augmented reality that reigns supreme in the 2000s. Case in point: the View-Master. (more…)