Augmented reality (AR) is a subset or alternative form of virtual reality, where computer-"augmented" elements are superimposed on a live view of the real world.
Utilizes headset that obscures real surroundings, using a "360" display to render everything instead
More processor-demanding (having to render everything)
Utilizes a variety of devices, including glasses-like headsets or smartphones, and renders that instead
Uses camera-based surface tracking to place elements
Available Software and Review
Google ARCore - Android: first released August 2017
Open-source, on github
available as Unity plugin
Google Earth VR vs Open Street Map VR
Detailed my justification for working with these two softwares
Investigated using both softwares for overlaying geospatial data on top of the maps
Described findings of research project, and why using overlays would be beneficial
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