Augmented (hyper)Reality

Augmented reality as a concept has been round for ages now but there is a surge of interest in it every now and again. Most recently I think that smart-phones with reasonable processing power (read: iPhones, Android) have allowed applications to use augmented reality in a way that is actually useful. This video by Keiichi Matsuda paints a vision of the future. A vision that I, as someone who uses Adblock and skips through every single tv ad, personally finds a little nightmarish:

Keiichi Matsuda via BldgBlog


3 Responses to “Augmented (hyper)Reality”

  1. Rami Says:

    As someone who loves adverts and little bits of info here and there (much like the pop up info on VH1 music videos) I think this looks great!

  2. Richeh Says:

    I’d buy that for a dollar.

    You have to remember, we share a planet with 4chan. Hacked vore guro sensory overload FTL.

  3. Richeh Says:

    Also WHAT I THOUGHT WAS I’D PRETEND TO BE ONE OF THOSE DEAF MUTES.

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