With the rise of the successfully launched Pokemon Go game, we pay tribute to the latest in technology, Mixed Reality becoming more real than ever. Currently, the market is segmented between virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR). VR is a fully immersive, fully virtual experience that mimics reality, while AR layers virtual elements in the real world – such as with Google Glass. MR, while similar to AR, is a merging of real and virtual environments, creating an experience where physical and digital objects co-exist and interact in real time.
As with any emerging market, there are no clear winners or standards yet for VR technology across consoles, PC and mobile. The platform you build for today won’t necessarily be the preferred one tomorrow, so proceed with caution.
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