E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions
ATD Learning Technologies
FEBRUARY 28, 2016
AR is an abbreviation for augmented reality, and VR is used to abbreviate virtual reality. Augmented reality takes a view of a real environment and augments it with additional information or effects. For example, in a first aid course, you could put a special patch on your arm and then look at it through the camera on your phone via an augmented reality application. Virtual reality is a fully virtual environment.