Homo sapiens are visual creatures. We receive 75% of our information through our eyes. Explaining how to do something can be tedious and inefficient. Augmented reality offers a visual medium for explanation. This quick demo on how to assemble a LEGO tower using ARToolKit illustrates how effective this technique can be. If you don’t believe me, give a friend a pile of LEGOs and then try to explain how to create the tower in the video. Time your result and compare it. I’ll guarantee the AR method will win.
January 14, 2010
Training the Visual Way
by Thomas K. Carpenter in augmented reality | 1 Comments
[…] or Proctor & Gamble and so forth. Maybe what Lego could focus on instead is something of an AR instruction book, like this demo, that would allow kids to actually construct the theme pictured on the […]