An Introduction To Augmented Reality and Its Types

Posted By : Krishna Dagur | 31-Mar-2020

In this blog post, we'll provide an introduction to Augmented Reality and its types. Subsequently, we'll discuss their working and significance.


What is Augmented Reality and How does it work?

Augmented reality is the placing of digital elements over the surrounding real world. It's all about enhancing the real world view throw the visual Device.

AR virtual objects laid on the input received from a camera in a view of the real world. It creates a virtual illusion that effectively engages users in a virtual world through AR application development.


There are four types of Augmented reality:


  1. Marker Based Augmented Reality
  2. Marker-less Augmented Reality
  3. Projection Augmented Reality
  4. Superimposition Based Augmented Reality


Marker Based AR

There is another name suggested for this AR is Image Recognition or we can say recognition based AR. Marker-based Augmented Reality technology has diverse uses according to market purposes. When we detect the object in front of the camera it provides information about the object on the screen. 


Therefore, the user can view the objects in more detail and from various angles.


Marker-less Augmented Reality

Marker-less augmented reality which is one of the most widely implemented applications in the industry. It is location-based Augmented provides location detection. This type of application mostly helps the developers .it helps users to discover interesting places within their current location.


In this method, we use the mobile’s GPS, digital compass and accelerometer while predicting where the user is focusing.


Projection Augmented Reality

This is mainly one of the simplest types of Augmented Reality. In which the projection of light falls on the surface .where light is blown onto a surface and the interaction is done by touching the projected surface with hand.


The wide uses of projection-based AR techniques may be used to create deception about the position, depth, and orientation of an object.

In such a case it allows the user to take different objects into consideration and its structure to study in-depth. 


This piece of tech is used for creating a virtual object with much larger deployments in Augmented Reality application development.


Superimposition Based Augmented Reality

Here the word itself explains the superimposition of the objects. It means This AR provides a replacement view of the object in focus. It is done by replacing the partial or entire view with an augmented view of the object. Object recognition plays a vital role in AR where replacing a view of an object with an augmented view is done.

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