Computer Software

What's the difference between augmented reality and virtual reality?
Answered by Yi Wu
  • Yi Wu

    Yi Wu

  1. Yi Wu Senior Research Scientist in Interaction and Experience Research, Intel Labs


    Augmented reality is different from virtual reality. Virtual reality: what you see is virtual. You only see the virtual thing. But augmented reality -- you're still seeing the real world. It just augments some virtual information on top of the real world. So, it gives you actual information but didn't replace the real world you're experiencing.

    More answers from Yi Wu »

Still Curious?
  • What are computer algorithms?

    Answered by Discovery Channel

  • What is wearable computing?

    Answered by John Oliver

  • Do sensors depend on processing power?

    Answered by Eric Mantion