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Augmented Reality still stuck on UI

There is no doubt Augmented Reality (AR) is going to make a big impact on TV just as it has already done in gaming and will do in various spheres including education and architecture. But the starry-eyed prophesies of Mark Zuckerberg and others tend to fall down over considerations of user comfort or experience, which is what sunk the ill-fated 3D revolution in TV around six years ago. Take Zuckerberg’s assertion that AR glasses or contact lenses were the logical end games for AR, with the conventional TV being toast. Not everyone wants to don glasses, never mind headsets, even if that avoids the need for a TV set at all, while many people baulk at wearing contact lenses and…

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