Augmented reality (or AR as it is sometimes referred to) is a fascinating new form of technology which has great potential to transform many facets of life. AR refers to the physical world with digital data or information transposed over it. Some good examples of this include Google Maps which show live traffic feeds, or the new Google product Glass.

This movie is a TED talk entitled ‘The thrilling potential of sixth sense technology’ which I highly recommend watching:

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It’s amazing to consider the future of education when this sort of technology becomes more accessible and mainstream. What would happen when it combines with social media for instance?

For more information on Augmented Reality check out this video from Common Craft, the variety of links in my delicious account, or this post about the future of augmented reality…