December 4, 2012

When Cars Use Augmented Reality

Jon Stewart, BBC News

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The dangers of talking on a mobile phone or texting whilst driving are well known. So adding what, on first glance, look like added distractions may not seem like the best idea. But researchers and car firms are increasingly looking to give drivers enhanced, or augmented reality (AR) that adds extra information ranging from directions to social media feeds to the view through the windscreen. And, perhaps the most unintuitive part of it is that it is designed to make the roads more secure for all of us.

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