Computing continues to become more “personal,” increasingly accessible anytime,
anywhere. At the forefront of this development are handheld devices that are
transforming into computing platforms. Mobile phones are no longer just for talking—
they have been capable of carrying data and video for some time. Significantly, the
mobile device is becoming so capable of general-purpose computing that it’s destined
to become the next PC (Personal Computer).
Augmented reality is relatively recent development in the field of mobile computing. Despite its
young age, it is already one of the fastest growing areas in this industry. Companies are investing
lots of money in developing products that use augmented reality, the most notable of which is
Google’s Project Glass. Most people perceive augmented reality as hard to implement. That’s a
misconception. Like with any good app, good augmented reality apps will take some amount of
effort to write. All you need to do is keep an open mind before diving in....