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Developing AR Games for iOS and Android by Dominic Cushnan, Hassan EL Habbak

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Chapter 1. What is Augmented Reality?

In augmented reality, the reality around us is layered on with virtual content. Whether that is an immersive 3D experience or simple text and indicators, virtual reality is both an old concept and a rising new technology. In this chapter we will go over the concept of augmented reality in its many forms, to broaden our view of the scope of the concept and how it can be utilized. We will also go over the tools that will help us materialize this concept in the explosively growing mobile platforms, particularly iOS devices. The following image shows an augmented reality game:

What is Augmented Reality?

Definition of augmented reality

Augmented ...

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