Virtually Real

Kobie, Nicole
August 2015
Computer Shopper;Aug2015, Issue 330, p96
The article focuses on the emergence of augmetented reality (AR) technology. Topics covered include the difference between AR and virtual reality (VR), the attempt by professor Sriram Subramania and colleagues to mimic the response of the physical world in gestures and the use of the Sprout Illuminator projection and capture system in the HP Sprout computer. Also mentioned are the possible uses of Intel's RealSense 3D camera.


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