As the former lead VR filmmaker for Google, Jessica Brillhart helped the search giant come to grips with an entirely new medium. At SXSW she unveiled Traverse, a spatial audio platform that lets you walk around a soundscape as if you were listening live.
The future of augmented reality is being built today. Computing is entering the physical world. Great AR design could be that which uses topographical features as a stage for personal experiences which celebrate the universal grandeur of ordinary life.
“Audio AR.” Rather than graphics that overlay your field of view, intelligent audio whispers inform you of surroundings and guide you through your day. Eventually it will converge with its graphical cousin
Augmented reality with GIS shows you what you can’t see in both search and rescue but also in public works environments. Read more about how AR and geographic data gives sight to users of the world around them.
On Monday, Apple unveiled its Apple Card, the company’s boldest move yet toward becoming a truly mainstream mobile payments company. And the product has vast implications for our augmented reality future, some of which may not be immediately obvious to many.