It’s fun for the occasional tech demo, but now we know the real reason that Google Glass, and other augmented reality solutions, have failed to catch on. The future they’ve promised us will eventually turn into the same nightmare that surfing the web has become—a sea of intrusive ads and countless another annoyances…
Keiichi Matsuda creates incredible short films that depict an augmented reality city where synthetic information clouds are grafted onto brick'n'mortar material spaces. Here are two of his futureshock videos.
Current augmented reality: Computers recognizing your surroundings and overlaying useful information over the real world. Future advertising-driven augmented reality according to Keiichi Matsuda: A mind blowing view that will make everyone of us puke. Even his simulation makes me dizzy.