Augmented Reality: Bridging the gap between the virtual and the physical World

Reality is a three-dimensional domain but unfortunately, the multitude of data we have amassed is confined to the two-dimensional world of books and screens. There is a clear divide between the physical and the digital world, a divide that limits our ability to understand and to create. Augmented Reality is a way to bridge this gap, to connect the digital world with the physical. To be exact, Augmented Reality is a technology that is used to overlay a digital image on the user’s real-world sight. Simply put, this technology is used to help digital objects dwell and interact with objects in our reality and vice versa.

The Technology Behind AR

Augmented Reality in Education

Augmented Reality's greatest application is its interactive components, through this technology we can turn even mundane subjects into a creative and fun learning experience not only for students but even at an industrial level. Excitement and interest are two crucial components for education and mental bringing and AR can help with both. Augmented Reality can become a breath of fresh air to the conventional education system by altering the learning experience. This technology will assist students in understanding difficult concepts in an immersive environment, the benefit of learning in an immersive environment is that even the more complicated concepts will become simplified for the student and make learning easy.

The Impact on Human Labor

While the progress we have made in the technology is nothing less than impressive it’s obvious that merging the capabilities of machines with a human’s distinctiveness leads to far greater productivity than either could produce solo. The medium needed to acquire this level of productivity is an interface that can be used to bridge the gap between the physical and digital world. Augmented reality can be this medium, AR is an innovation that aids in human interaction. This technology helps humans supplement their own potential by taking full advantage of a machine’s capabilities. It will change skill and training development which will allow people to perform state-of-the-art work without prolonged conventional instruction. AR enables people to better tap into the digital revolution and all it has to offer.

Written by: Khawaja MK Hussain

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