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Always On: Seeing the future through an augmented reality

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Always On: Seeing the future through an augmented reality

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Companies like Google and Qualcomm are diving head first into augmented-reality tech. Molly Wood grabs a smartphone and meets up with Hewlett-Packard's Aurasma to see how San Francisco looks through an AR lens.

It seems everybody is jumping into augmented reality and -- whether it's good. Axes or HP and a little company they bought recently named or asthma. I took a tour around San Francisco and around to see how they're inventing new ways for you and ITC the world a little differently. Essentially what we can do is take our phones or tablet computers. Endpoint and a photographic image object you get the real world it -- sculpture and bring it to Digital -- we used -- -- there's just so much more than meets the hello we do it again -- and it's a normal. Now that -- its complaint is just sit there Arab and those of us are even some spoilers -- -- And heart disease and lower. Little -- Behind the scenes the software and your phone or tablet. Is using increasingly. Impressive image recognition technology to identify real world object. And then overlay that with digital content that's like -- New York. He basically you don't need to put that -- -- there aren't your thing you can actually just happy image as it is. Recognize it and then bring it -- -- digital content you want to play like -- Here I don't I don't -- and ready yeah. -- -- -- Now it's still pretty early in the augmented reality game but the possibilities seem endless line is we're all -- in -- walk around like this. Qualcomm euphoria is also experimenting with augmented reality from teams to advertising to movie times. And I have to admit it was pretty fun locket around is seeing Iron Man appear in most random places of Iron Man is -- -- here. -- to have him anyway. So we mini -- we've -- -- library of images and objects and -- -- is that. That you can create input anywhere you want in the world it's up to you put it wherever you want. And allow. -- that's. Right there and how -- people walk by -- and experience. I realized that everything yeah. -- -- Is accurate. I love this new world. Over all I gotta -- the tech is pretty cool but I can't help thinking it would be even more system with those who. Contacts or -- I think I implant. Right now it's using the Smartphones and tablets to get you there -- thousand. Or contact. You're truly -- acting. -- -- -- -- -- --
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