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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

List of AR softwares

Comparative Analysis

Best AR review

Past and Future of Related Technologies



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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