annotated reality


annotated reality
n.
Extra information — such as images or sounds — supplied to a person from a wearable computer.
Example Citation:
"The devices include everything from Schwartz's fishnet vest adorned with connected components, to laptops-in-fanny-packs, to thick glasses that reflect a video display in one lens. The glasses provide a dominant vision of the real world that is overlaid by information from an electronic world. Such information overlays are called annotated reality, a subcategory of wearable computing distantly related to virtual reality."
— Chris Oakes, "Waiting for Wearable Wearables," Wired News, October 19, 1999
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