There’s so much happening in the world of immersive technology, especially here in Seattle, that it’s sometimes hard to keep up. There’s the latest in VR (virtual reality), where you can become immersed in the simulated 3D world, and there’s also AR (augmented reality), which overlays new digital information on top of your existing environment.
But have you heard of ‘mixed reality’? Well if you haven’t you will soon – because this fascinating new way of experiencing content is being developed by multi-billion dollar mystery company Magic Leap. In mixed reality, objects are not only aware of their environment, but they also have the ability to interact with the real world.
Read on to find out what the fuss is all about, and how this revolutionary technology threatens to disrupt traditional flat screen modes of viewing and change the way we see things, quite literally.