Augmented reality

Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

Augmented reality is the use of technology to enhance the real world through the use of sensory information (visual, audio, or otherwise) that is added to the actual view of the real world. For example, smartphones have applications that do this, such as Google Sky Map and GeoGoggle. Google Sky Map, for instance, uses your smartphone to show the names of the stars and other entities in the area of the sky that the phone is pointing.

Hardware terms, Virtual reality