A Survey of Augmented Reality

  title={A Survey of Augmented Reality},
  author={Ronald T. Azuma},
  journal={Presence: Teleoperators \& Virtual Environments},
  • Ronald T. Azuma
  • Published 1 August 1997
  • Economics
  • Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments
This paper surveys the field of augmented reality (AR), in which 3D virtual objects are integrated into a 3D real environment in real time. It describes the medical, manufacturing, visualization, path planning, entertainment, and military applications that have been explored. This paper describes the characteristics of augmented reality systems, including a detailed discussion of the tradeoffs between optical and video blending approaches. Registration and sensing errors are two of the biggest… 

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