What is Augmented Reality?
Augmented reality is a combination of software and hardware that allows learners to use a device (e.g., smartphone, tablet, laptop) to scan their environment and view or interact with objects on their devices that are not physically present.
Other Common Names
Other common names for augmented reality include:
- Allows you to look at live images through a device (such as a smartphone or tablet), which overlays (augments) additional images
- Allows for real-time interaction of things that aren’t really there