If you ever want to know the latest and greatest on almost any new technology,  look no further than Google. 

Look at some of the cool ways they have designed of using your devices in the real world. 

Augmented reality is an interactive experience of a real-world environment where the objects that reside in the real world are enhanced by computer-generated perceptual information, sometimes across multiple sensory modalities, including visual, auditory, haptic, somatosensory and olfactory. Wikipedia

One of the best known “Augmented Reality” products that most people are aware of is Google Maps. Most widely recognized with “Virtual Tours” of a business or home where you can virtually visit and look around a business or home.

Here are a couple of other samples of this technology in use.

Another popular use becoming well know are stores like Ikea and Lowes where you can use this technology to see what a product will look like right in your own home.