The quest for cheap augmented reality

AR is becoming more mainstream, and more companies are hopping on the bandwagon. So, what’s the least expensive way to experience it?

Tristan Perona

Experts suggest that the new Apple Glasses will cost around $999 and connect to an iPhone. Can we get cheaper than that? (Source: Apple) Augmented reality boomed in recent years, expanding from video games to training employees. Web3 is rapidly approaching (we think), and companies have invested heavily in the XR industry for both entertainment and work practices. AR makes training easier and repairs faster. While a manufacturer employee is learning how to service a machine, their AR glasses can instruct them step-by-step on what to do and where to find the next tool. AR eliminates relying on a book

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