Augmented reality online dating
If you grew up in the 90s, as I did you might understand a bit better why this is such a huge thing.
Pokémon was an obsession to kids back then so now being able to interact in their real world on a device with the characters is a mind-blowing experience for them.
As detailed in the Hop Skip b2b marketing blog about emerging technology, Virtual Reality or VR tends to be stationary and completely envelops each user masking their real-life situation in favour of the programmer’s fantasy, while Augmented Reality or AR is rapidly developing as mobile technology that utilizes and ‘augments’ what you can see with your eyes.
Augmented Reality is exploratory in nature therefore perfect for futuristic or historic walking tours where participants have special viewing devices.
This movie shows us exactly how dating could be improved with AR technology. According to the patent filings, the primary reason for the development of smart contact lenses is because of how they could improve upon the limited image quality that can be achieved with smart glasses alone.
Contact lenses can provide a more natural way to provide augmented reality than smart glasses, though we’re pretty sure the privacy debate will reach entirely new heights when cameras are essentially hidden in contact lenses.
The company has recently made calls for app makers to design augmented reality programs for their new AR device, and one of these programs is sure to be a dating solution.
Developers – if you’re reading this, please, please, contact me as I want to help you write that program.
If you haven’t seen this short before, you have to take a look now. Samsung filed a patent for a in 2014, and recently more information has come out showing some of the schematics, and prototypes.
Even our face to face interactions rarely occur without the presence and usage of a digital device.
I can’t tell you how many times I have gone to dinner with a friend and she will consistently be checking or scrolling through her phone.
Socially awkward people themselves could be ‘augmented’ to be more likeable.
Participants could have a more rewarding experience all around and take away much more information about their matches.