Field Guide to Augmented Reality

(Updated January 2015)

We've all experienced Augmented Reality, although we probably haven't realized it. As we watch a football game, a yellow first-down line appears on the screen. How does it get there? Mental Floss explains the complicated process of augmenting the picture by a computer program and many technicians. Learn about this up-and-coming technology and how it can benefit the real estate profession in this field guide.  (A. Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist)

Source: Augmented Reality - Technology That Adds Virtual Realism to Real Estate - Credencys, (YouTube, Oct.  22, 2014).

- EBSCO articles available for NAR members only. Password can be found on the EBSCO Access Information page

What Is Augmented Reality?

Augmented reality can add extra layer to what’s going on, (Columbus Dispatch, Oct. 20, 2014).

Augmented reality gives physical world a virtual dimension, (BBC News, Aug. 7, 2014).

A sneak peek into what augmented reality is, and the challenges its future faces, (Tumotech, Apr. 28, 2014).

Augmented reality, (Wikipedia, Jan. 17, 2015).

Augmented Reality and Real Estate

Article: 5 benefits of augmented reality for real estate companies, (Augmented Pixels, Nov. 18, 2014).

House hunting gets mobile, (Star Tribune, Sept. 13, 2014).

Real estate sector set to tap into new form of augmented reality, (OPP Connect, July 31, 2014).

Nation’s largest MLS to offer new augmented reality app to members, (MarketWatch, July 9, 2014).

eBooks & Other Resources

The following eBooks and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:

Advertising 2.0 (Kindle, Adobe eReader)

The Complete Idiot's Guide to iPad and iPhone App Development (Kindle, Adobe eReader)

Wireless Mobility (Kindle, Overdrive, Adobe eReader)


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