Brilliant foresight on Augmented Reality

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Brilliant foresight on Augmented Reality. It often takes artists to articulate the future of science, much better than scientists can. We are now getting to the stage where augmented reality is almost reaching mainstream awareness. The ultimate goal of augmented reality research from the beginning has been wearable/mobile wide area augmented reality. We still have to tackle the challenge of the display, however surely technology developments will get us to micro and embedded displays. Various labs and companies are looking at contact lens based head mounted displays. This video is an insight into the potential future of augmented reality in society. It is futuristic yet at the same time seems patently within reach. It also has some dark insights on how people may really use this technology.