LIVE from the Computer History Museum: The Future of Augmented Reality

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A Microsoft employee demonstrates the Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality (AR) viewer on March 30, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Holograms you can touch. Cameras that recognize what they see. Clothing you can try on virtually. These are just some of the things tech companies say augmented reality will make possible. But how far off are touchable holograms? And will people actually want to use them? In this hour of Forum we discuss the future of AR, its potential applications and the ethics of mixing computer-generated images with the real world.

Guests:
Liv Erickson, AR/VR developer & engineering team lead, High Fidelity; author, "Entering the Metaverse"
Tim Merel, founder, CEO & AR/VR advisor, Digi-Capital; AR/VR developer, Eyetouch Reality
Ryan Pamplin, vice president & evangelist, Meta
Peter Rubin, senior editor, WIRED

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