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CHAPTER 8

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Augmented Reality

What Counts? 158

Appearance 160

Sensor Display 160

Location Awareness 163

Context Awareness 165

Goal Awareness 171

What’s Missing? 176

Augmented Reality Will Make Us Laser-Focused, Walking Encyclopedias 176

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Figure 8.1Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977).

Luke Skywalker rushes out of the farmhouse to the top of a ridge. Looking through a pair of binoculars, he scans the horizon for his new droid, R2-D2. “That R2 unit has always been a problem,” C-3PO complains. “These astro droids are getting quite out of hand. Even ...

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