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December Meeting ATD of the Bluegrass (Geographical Interest Group)

  • December 10, 2015
  • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Live Streaming Online | Lexington Public Library – Tates Creek Branch - In-Person | 3628 Walden Dr. | Lexington, KY 40507


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Join the GIG! ATD of the Bluegrass

Augmented Reality

Featuring:  Paige Brooks-Jeffiers, Director for Innovative Strategies

December 10, 2015 4:30-6:00 pm 

Lexington Public Library – Tates Creek Branch

3628 Walden Dr. 

Lexington, KY 40507 

This event is free and open to the public and will be offered via live streaming if you cannot make it in person. Please see instructions below. 

Augmented reality (AR) is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. It is related to a more general concept called mediated reality, in which a view of reality is modified (possibly even diminished rather than augmented) by a computer. As a result, the technology functions by enhancing one’s current perception of reality.  By contrast, virtual reality replaces the real world with a simulated one. Augmentation is conventionally in real-time and in semantic context with environmental elements, such as sports scores on TV during a match. With the help of advanced AR technology (e.g. adding computer vision and object recognition) the information about the surrounding real world of the user becomes interactive and digitally manipulable. Artificial information about the environment and its objects can be overlaid on the real world. 

Networking begins at 4:30 p.m.   

See you there!

Join the Lexington GIG on Linked-In HERE.

If you have not joined the chapter yet, it is now time do so. You can join by clicking here.


Live Streaming Instructions: 

ATD of the Bluegrass will be using STRE.AM to stream live broadcasts of featured presenters and other events.  This is conditional on the availability of Wi-Fi, and the agreement of the speaker.  We will be conducted our first live stream on December 10, 2015 at APPROXIMATELY 5 pm EST.

It is strongly suggested you download STRE.AM to your Apple or Android device prior to the presentation (https://stre.am/) for remote viewing.

Once you have downloaded and launched the app, click on the people icon.

Please email mark1@uky.edu to let us know what you thought of the presentation topic, as well as video and audio quality.


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