What are virtual and augmented reality?

Looking at the word meanings of the concepts of virtual and augmented; The word “virtual” means “conceptual, hypothetical, guesswork, which has no place in reality but is designed in the mind. The word “to increase” has been specified as “to increase, to increase”.   Virtual reality (VR) is created with three-dimensional computer technologies, where people can … Read more

The historical development process of augmented reality

Augmented reality (AR)  first’re at Harvard University in 1960 from Ivan Sutherland, Picture -1 “virtuality gerçeklik- plane” has revealed the so-called representation. Picture -1 Later, in 1968, Sutherland and his student Bob Sproull invented the augmented reality device called “Sword of Damocles” “The Sword of the Democles.” . Picture -2 In a comprehensive study about augmented reality … Read more

Differences between virtual and augmented reality

Virtual and augmented reality concepts can be confused with each other. Differences between the two technologies;

  • While virtual reality (VR) provides an experience to its user completely isolated from real life, augmented reality (AR) provides an experience to the user without losing contact with the world.
  • While continuing to feel touch with real life objects in augmented reality experiences, everything seen in virtual reality is virtual and simulated.
  • While the hardware used in virtual reality experiences is made with a glasses that cover the entire field of view and control sound, augmented reality also provides a free space for the user as if using a typical mobile application.