Virtual and Augmented Reality Overview

Proof Point

Virtual reality offers completely immersive digital simulation of an environment, while augmented reality adds layers of computer-generated enhancements to real-life environment

Virtual and Augmented Reality Overview

Proof Point Findings

  • Environment ­– Virtual reality offers digital simulation of environments, while augmented reality layers computer-generated information (e.g. text, sound, images, video, and GPS data) on top of real world setting
  • Sensory Experience – Virtual reality provides completely immersive and interactive experience, while augmented reality operates on limited field of view
  • Devices – Virtual reality environments work on head-mounted displays, proximity cameras and controllers, while augmented reality applications can be accessed using glasses, smartphones and other mobile devices, or computers



Date Last Updated

September 15, 2017

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