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Augmented Reality

An Emerging Technologies Guide to AR

With the explosive growth in mobile phone usage and rapid rise in search engine technologies over the last decade, augmented reality (AR) is poised to be one of this decade's most disruptive technologies, as the information that is constantly flowing around us is brought into view, in real-time, through augmented reality. In this cutting-edge book, the authors outline and discuss never-before-published information about augmented reality and its capabilities. With coverage of mobile, desktop, developers, security, challenges, and gaming, this book gives you a comprehensive understanding of what augmented reality is, what it can do, what is in store for the future and most importantly: how to benefit from using AR in our lives and careers.


Chief Technology Officers, Law Enforcement, Information Security Professionals, Investigators, Lawmakers, Military branches

Paperback, 208 Pages

Published: November 2012

Imprint: Syngress

ISBN: 978-1-59749-733-6


  • "Kipper and Rampolla explain what augmented reality (AR) is, how it can be used in a variety of industries and applications, and concepts for new applications in business and crime-fighting."--Reference and Research Book News, August 2013
    "If you want to see the future, look here. The product of years of research, Augmented Reality is a comprehensive overview of this stunning disruptive technology -- a type of ‘reality on steroids’. A must read for venture capitalists, cyber-security professionals, policy makers, and entrepreneurs."--Edward M. Roche, Grenoble Ecole de Management


  • Introduction
    Chapter 1: What is Augmented Reality?
    Chapter 2: The Types of Augmented Reality
    Chapter 3: The Value of Augmented Reality
    Chapter 4: Developers and Organizations
    Chapter 5: Augmented Reality and Security
    Chapter 6: Augmented Reality Gaming
    Chapter 7: The Future of Augmented Reality
    Appendix: Augmented Reality Encyclopedia


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