I haven’t wrote about AR much and I haven’t done any serious research on it but I have had a Google alert going for “Augmented Reality” now for several months. (I get back an enormous amount of information so actually I should modify my alert so it limits hits to those related to learning and education.)
I am, however, hesitant to do that because I probably wouldn’t see stuff like this from Blaise Aguera y Arcas demo’ing AR maps using Bing maps, Flickr, Worldwide Telescope, Video overlays and Photosynth.
He tells the crowd at TED to think time travel, think telepresence, think crowd-sourced commerce to enhance decision-making. It makes me think of all sorts of possibilities for learning.
Here’s to augmenting the visual representation of the world.
(This video is a month old so you may have already viewed it but I wanted to share it because it blew my mind.)
Via Eric Tsai’s Posterous (he has some other AR examples as well)