Today is the year for both augmented reality and virtual reality, but one may soon overtake the other.
Thanks to Microsoft HoloLens and NASA, setting foot on Mars without falling off the face of the Earth is now possible through virtual reality.
Sadly for astronauts, they cannot download and play Pokemon Go in space despite having high-tech smartphones and Internet connectivity.
Pokémon Go has exploded in popularity. Interestingly, the game has had a positive effect on the health of gamers: encouraging people to exercise.
New diving helmets developed by the U.S. Navy will have augmented-reality technology that will aid naval divers during underwater missions.
NASA and Microsoft developed OnSight a virtual reality walking tour of the surface of Mars using the HoloLens technology.
The New York Times released a 360 virtual reality tour of Pluto. The VR film will be showcased during the Seattle Film Festival and it can be viewed on any mobile device by downloading the NYT VR app.
Visual effects specialist of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' wanted to create an augmented reailty video game based from the HoloChess seen in the movie called 'HoloGrid Monster Battle'.