Michael Leventhal, writing for the Holmes Weinberg blog, sums up the implications of the numerous and recent AR Cloud announcements.
Let’s say you’re in New York, walking by the Empire State building wearing your Magic Leap One. You look up and see the hot new Banksy virtual graffiti installation. For this to be realized, someone will have to construct a virtual Empire State Building first.
Do you want to see what your neighborhood looked like 50 years ago, or might look like in 50 years? Someone has to create a virtual rendering of your ‘hood, both with today’s imagery and archival images from the past.
Would you like to leave a friend a virtual note at a favorite meeting spot, to be seen when he or she next wanders by? You’ll need a virtual version of that location in order to create a layer on top of it.
Over the last few months, I’ve been seeing more and more discussion of the platform we might call the persistent virtual world…READ MORE