Modern astonishing and top-notch innovations have been penetrating all spheres of our life. One of the miracles of human mind and the latest outstanding achievement is mobile augmented reality. To perceive the essence of any phenomenon, it’s quite reasonable to begin with its definition. Augmented reality is a vision of the real world through a device's camera, where some parts of the reality are augmented (or supplemented) by video, graphics, sound or GPS system. Mobile augmented reality allows to combine real and virtual worlds, making the environment around the user interactive and controllable.
The diagram illustrates mixed reality explained by University College London. A real object is captured into virtual reality and mixed with an object created within virtual reality.
Mobile augmented reality is a rather new practice that causes both approval and distrust. Like it or not, but the fact that a user can superimpose digital data on the real environment, is pretty impressive. Augmented reality technologies are implemented on mobile devices in the form of applications that conv...