These technologies have been developing by leaps and bounds. Already today it is difficult to find a person who would not have heard about VR-devices and various kinds of augmented reality projects, such as Pokemon Go. Why do artificially created objects and even whole worlds occupy so much space in modern realities and why do futurologists unanimously state that the future is impossible without such technologies? It is easy to understand because there are a number of reasons for such statements.
Key arguments in support of our 'virtualized' future
Reality with artificially created elements has firmly enrooted in present-day society. If you have heard the phrase ‘Do U Know Da Way’, then you can no longer doubt that you are somehow involved in the process of improving and development of augmented and virtual reality.
The main arguments in favour of the impossibility of the future without such developments include the following:
Speaking about the improvement of existing activities, it is worth saying about the Ukrainian Touristl project — a virtual guide installed in the user’s smartphone that is able to radically change the attitude to tourism, exploring the city and hiking. Only one augmented reality application completely changes such an ordinary thing — a walk around the city, making it most informative, exciting and unusual.