, or AR, is a term that refers to technology that superimposes computer-generated content over live images viewed through cameras. The technology, which has been used in gaming and in military applications on computers, has been around for years. It's expected to be the next wave of mobile innovation.
The Layar Augmented Reality Browser for Android phones allows developers to build AR into their apps. HPSC has created an augmented-reality version of the popular 1980s arcade game Pac-Man. In this game, players run after a blinking dot and users get points for every dot that Pac-Man eats.