Imagine being able to look at someone and then immediately ‘look up’ their face and name using just your eyes! Sounds like something from science fiction doesn’t it. Well, that type of augmented reality could be closer than you think.
Right now Samsung and Sony are working on contact lenses that will enable you to record and stream video, and eventually to be able to look up faces in your social network so that you can recall names and information instantly. This is happening right now and we could be wearing these lenses as soon as 2018!
This fascinating Infographic shows the evolution of virtual reality from 1883 to 2020, and although it’s taken a while to evolve to where we are now, the last ten years have seen so much change and advancement that it’s incredible to think what even the next five years could bring!