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Helen Papagiannis

Augmented Reality Specialist in Toronto Canada

Dr. Helen Papagiannis is recognized as a world leading expert in the field of Augmented Reality (AR). She has been working with AR for a decade as a researcher, designer, and technology evangelist and was named among the NEXT 100 Top Influencers of the Digital Media Industry (#16) in 2013. Helen is featured as an innovator in the book, "Augmented Reality: An Emerging Technologies Guide to AR", and has given two TEDx talks. Prior to her augmented life, she was project lead at Bruce Mau Design on “Massive Change: The Future of Global Design”, an internationally touring exhibition and best-selling book.

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Designing the Future of Augmented Reality

BY HELEN PAPAGIANNIS
@ VOL 31 ON DEC 04, 2014

Augmented Reality (AR) is typically defined as a layering of digital information over the physical world as experienced through a smartphone, tablet, or digital eyewear. AR is quickly advancing into a new phase of contextually rich personalized experiences that combine sensors, wearable computing, big data, machine-learning, and artificial intelligence. This second wave of AR will surpass novelty and extend our human capacities to better understand and experience our world in new meaningful ways. AR is no longer about technology, it’s about living in the real world and creating meaningful experiences that are human-centred. How do we want to live in and with AR, and how will it shape our lives?

"Presentation of the Day" on February 24, 2015.

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PAST VOL 31

Toronto @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Dec 04, 2014