When you think of augmented reality, you probably think of smartphones and video game consoles — the kind of advanced technology that can place an imaginary figure in just the right way to make it appear as if it really exists in your surroundings. In fact, augmented reality is nothing new. As far back as the 16th century, people were documenting ways to fool audiences into seeing things that weren't there. Even more surprising? You've most likely encountered some of that centuries-old technology today.
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Written by Ashley Hamer September 28, 2018
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