The advanced phone-based reality began to appear regularly in apps such as Snapchat, YouTube and, of course, Pokémon Go . And the virtual reality has found a reliable niche in gaming, film festivals and arcades. Expanded spectacles of reality, meanwhile, are a rare sight in everyday life, but in our imagination they have a great place. And in many ways they are the most exciting and scary of these three technologies.
AR glasses promise to untie us from our increasingly hated phones. Google co-founder Sergey Brin once said smartphones are "exciting" and insulating "nervous habit," while products like Google's glass headphones offer a promise of freedom and connection. The "daily smart goggles" starter calls them a way to stay "centered in the real world." The idealistic and well-funded startup Magic Leap offers a vision for AR glasses, uniting the world with a new kind of technology platform. On the other hand, science fiction warns us that AR is entering the real world. My colleague Nick Stat writes about how Facebook Facebook glasses can create "aggressive advertising over every inch of our line of sight and the type of public ranking systems that divide society into people who have and do not . even touching the question of surveillance that has led some bars and restaurants to ban Google Glass and could become more scary as Face Detection technology is spreading. industry. It is similar to the way VR was used in research and simulations in the 1