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Augmented Human : How Technology Is Shaping the New Reality (Paperback) (Helen Papagiannis)

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Augmented Reality (AR) blurs the boundary between the physical and digital worlds. In AR’s current exploration phase, innovators are beginning to create compelling and contextually rich applications that enhance a user’s everyday experiences. In this book, Dr. Helen Papagiannis—a world-leading expert in the field—introduces you to AR: how it’s evolving, where the opportunities are, and where it’s headed.

If you’re a designer, developer, entrepreneur, student, educator, business leader, artist, or simply curious about AR’s possibilities, this insightful guide explains how you can become involved with an exciting, fast-moving technology.

You’ll explore how:

  • Computer vision, machine learning, cameras, sensors, and wearables change the way you see the world
  • Haptic technology syncs what you see with how something feels
  • Augmented sound and hearables alter the way you listen to your environment
  • Digital smell and taste augment the way you share and receive information
  • New approaches to storytelling immerse and engage users more deeply
  • Users can augment their bodies with electronic textiles, embedded technology, and brain-controlled interfaces
  • Human avatars can learn our behaviors and act on our behalf
Number of Pages: 139
Genre: Computers + Internet
Sub-Genre: Educational Software, Artificial Intelligence, Social Aspects/Human-Computer Interaction
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc
Author: Helen Papagiannis
Language: English
Street Date: August 31, 2017
TCIN: 51133671
UPC: 9781491928325
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-1158
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