What’s the difference between AR and VR?

Our technology of today is a fast pace. It continuous to grow and many have change over the last 10 years. One advancement we have already developed is the use of Augmented and Virtual reality. Back then, it’s hard to believe that these technologies were very hard and expensive to develop. Now you’ll see them everywhere and you can purchase one at a decent price tag. But how do these two different from each other? What are they exactly?

What is Augmented Reality?

Augmented Reality (AR) is a technology that uses computer-generated images (CGI) to be impose into the real world thus providing you a composite view of both the reality and CGI. Commonly, AR is widely use on smartphone apps like in Snapchat and Pokemon Go.

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What is Virtual Reality?

Virtual Reality (VR) on the other hand is computer-generated simulation or recreation of a real life environment or situation. VR is usually achieved by the wearing of a VR helmet or goggles similar to the Oculus Rift.

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