Never heard of augmented reality before “Pokémon Go”? It’s played second fiddle to virtual reality, but the public is finally catching on to the potential seen by savvy entrepreneurs and do-gooders.

It could aid the disabled, translate languages and educate a new workforce, says University of Washington researcher Ryan Calo, who led an interdisciplinary study on the subject last year.

It also presents distinct legal challenges, based upon privacy, property and liability concerns.

Here are just some of the ways augmented reality is capable of changing your day-to-day … today.

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Published by Mike Rawson

Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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