AR moves from Fun to Function
Augmented Reality (AR) impact can be seen among us today. From the favorite AR video game, Pokémon Go to helping firefighters look through the smoke and toxic chemicals to be able to move around freely. The immersive technology market is quickly advancing; in fact, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) products and services spending are forecasted to reach $27 billion this year, a 92 percent year over year jump according to International Data Corporation. While currently at its infant stage this AR is already being applied to train the workforce, but this tool will become helpful when used on the job; this is where AR will impact future roles for the better.
Here are a few articles that we discovered that showcases how Augmented Reality is enhancing the workplace and how it is being applied to train within our military branches.