Augmented RealityUnboxing Tech's Next Big Thing
Augmented Reality
Unboxing Tech's Next Big Thing

Slated as ‘the next big thing in tech’, augmented reality promises to take the screen out of our hands and wrap it around the world via ‘smart spectacles’. As a pervasive, invisible interface between the world and our senses, AR offers unparalleled capacity to reveal hidden digital depths, but it also comes at a cost to our privacy, our property, and our reality.

In this crucial and provocative book, Mark Pesce draws on over thirty years’ experience to offer the first mainstream exploration of augmented reality. He discusses the exciting and beneficial features of AR as well as the issues and risks raised by this still-emerging technology – a technology that moulds us by shaping what we see and hear.

<i>Augmented Reality</i> is essential reading for anyone interested in the growing influence of this impressive but deeply concerning technology. As the book reveals, reality - once augmented - will never be the same.

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  • January 2021
  • 160 pages
  • 138 x 216 mm / 5 x 9 in
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  • Hardback $64.95
  • 9781509540938
  • Paperback $19.95
  • 9781509540945
  • Open eBook $9.99
  • 9781509540952
Table of Contents
Timeline of Key Events in AR Acknowledgments Introduction: A Riot in Rhodes 1 The Will to Empower 2 Surveillance Status 3 The Last Days of Reality 4 The Web Wide World 5 Setting the World to Writes Conclusion: No Feint but What We Make Notes Index
About the Author
Mark Pesce is an inventor, author, educator, entrepreneur, broadcaster and futurist
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