10 Most Disruptive Technologies - #9

By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-04-11 Print this article Print
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9. Augmented Reality

Augmented reality lets users mash up real-world actions with digital information. The Nintendo Wii gaming system is a good example of augmented reality, with users moving their bodies to make digital characters act accordingly. Also, Microsoft's Surface is a Vista-powered tabletop computer that lets users manipulate digital content with natural motions, such as hand gestures. This sort of real-world-meets-virtual-reality mashup will become more common.


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