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Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are scorching-hot trending topics in 2017. If you’re not living under a rock, you have probably heard about AR and VR by now, even though you may not have actually experience it yet. If you pay attention to tech news, you might notice that big companies are investing loads of money into augmented reality and virtual reality. What exactly are these realities?  And what’s the difference?  To keep you on track, here are some quick definitions borrowed from Wikipedia, and as well, we’ve assembled our list of 20 top AR/VR Influencers.
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Augmented reality (AR) is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are “augmented” by computer-generated or extracted real-world sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. It is related to a more general concept called computer-mediated reality, in which a view of reality is modified (possibly even diminished rather than augmented) by a computer.
Virtual reality (VR) is a computer technology that uses stereoscopic display technologies, like Virtual reality headsets, sometimes in combination with physical spaces or multi-projected environments, to generate realistic images, sounds and other sensations that simulate a user’s physical presence in a virtual or imaginary environment. A person using virtual reality equipment is able to “look around” the artificial world, and with high quality VR move about in it and interact with virtual features or items.
Augmented reality enhances one’s current perception of reality, whereas in contrast, virtual reality replaces the real world with a simulated one.