Emerging Tech

Immersive technology refers to technology that blurs the line between the physical world and digital or simulated world, thereby creating a sense of immersion. The two most common are Augmented reality, technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user’s view of the real world; and Virtual reality, an interactive computer-generated experience taking place within a simulated environment

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