augmented reality

augmented reality

augmented reality Word Origin noun Digital Technology.

  1. an enhanced image or environment as viewed on a screen or other display, produced by overlaying computer-generated images, sounds, or other data on a real-world environment. Abbreviation: AR
  2. a system or technology used to produce such an enhanced environment: With augmented reality, you can get relevant extra information about what you are looking at. Abbreviation: AR

Origin of augmented reality First recorded in 1980–85; patterned after virtual reality British Dictionary definitions for augmented reality augmented reality noun

  1. an artificial environment created through the combination of real-world and computer-generated data

Word Origin for augmented reality C20: based on virtual reality

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