An inspiring TEDxMongKok talk by most published mobile author Tomi Ahonen predicting the magic of Augmented Reality, the next mass media that he expects to be used actively by a Billion citizens in the next decade.
This is an area that I’m very optimistic about and I think it’s going to be much more pervasive than even Tomi is suggesting as AR isn’t neccessarily a personal mass media and so can be used “on us” without needing us as individuals to do anything eg. by someone else pointing a cameraphone at us to pull up our Facebook/Linkedin profile or as with the facial recognition security systems that are already being used on public transport systems in London and will by 2020 be much more widely explored for monitoring purposes at international borders etc.
To help you imagine the potential just swap out the concepts in that Google Goggles video to…
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