Helen Papagiannis shares stories from inside and outside research labs, spanning a decade of work as a designer, researcher, and public speaker. A New Wave of Reality; What Is Augmented Reality? As a result, reading this book felt a little like watching early Star Trek with its hopeful, upbeat vision for future life. Helping the Blind to SeeTeaching a Computer to See with Machine Learning; Training the Brain to See with Sound; Choose Your Own Reality; Chapter 3. The E-mail message field is required. She is the former Chief Innovation Officer at Infinity Augmented Reality Inc. If I'm reading a book that contains multiple instances of radical openness - giving your entire self away to-who? Tactile Sensations; Haptics and Touchscreens; Deformable Screens; Adding a Sense of Touch Beyond the Screen; Haptics as a Method of Communication; A Brave New World and the Feelies; Sensory Substitution; Chapter 4.
Embedding Technology Inside the BodyThink Your Reality; Chapter 9. Storytelling and the Human Imagination; Imagination and Creativity; Presence; Moving Past Novelty; Aura and Contextualized Presence; Remediation and Transcending the Old; Media Specificity; Storytelling Conventions: Where We've Been; 1. Hole in the Wall, Floor, or Table3. I found the notion that technology will make it so we can pay attention to what really matters almost laughable. Audio and Hearables; Location-Aware Augmented Audio Walks; Augmented Audio to Build Empathy and Understanding; Helping the Blind Navigate Urban Spaces; Designing Something Good for Everyone; Surrounding You with Sound. There are a few instances where the author notes that we have to be careful, but the book presents an overwhelmingly positive outlook on how technology shapes the new reality.
Imagination and Playing with SoundAugmented Audio and Personalization; Hearables That Are Always Listening; Chapter 5. This book is your guide to imagining and building fulfilling new realities. I found the notion that technology will make it so we can pay attention to what really matters almost laughable. The author goes very deep with links to research in the field. Digital Smell and Taste; Smell-O-Vision Returns; Personalized Scent Communication and Smell Narratives; Digital Smellscapes; Health and Augmented Smell; Tasting the Digital; The Future of Digital Taste and Smell; Chapter 6. Instead, the book is a laundry list of possibilities. The Body as Interface; Electronic Skin and the Body as Touch Screen; Responsive Clothing.
. Her work spans over a decade in the field as a researcher, designer, and technology evangelist. There are a few instances where the author notes that we have to be careful, but the book presents an overwhelmingly positive outlook on how technology shapes the new reality. In nontechnical terms, she highlights and expands upon the inventions and ideas that will forever change the way we live, work, and play. You'll explore how: Computer vision, machine learning, cameras, sensors, and wearables change the way you see the world Haptic technology syncs what you see with how something feels Augmented sound and hearables alter the way you listen to your environment Digital smell and taste augment the way you share and receive information New approaches to storytelling immerse and engage users more deeply Users can augment their bodies with electronic textiles, embedded technology, and brain-controlled interfaces Human avatars can learn our behaviors and act on our behalf The book is well written, but incredibly one-sided. Prior to her augmented life, Dr. Augmented Human teases the endless possibilities of this new medium.
This lack of crit The book is well written, but incredibly one-sided. By inspiring design for the best of humanity and the best of technology,Augmented Humanis essential reading for designers, technologists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and anyone who desires a peek at our virtual future. A quick and informative overview, but almost relentlessly upbeat. Well written book with comprehensive coverage of recent studies and applications in Augmented Reality. . . .
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