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Confused between Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality? Read to Clear it Out!

M Venkat Naidu
M Venkat Naidu

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are the two technologies how you see the reality. Confused again?

What is Virtual Reality?


The word virtual itself say's that it is something which is virtual i.e non-real. So, simply speaking Virtual Reality is a non-reality. It means it creates a virtual environment that might be completely different from the reality around you.


Applications of VR:

  1. Gaming: Tons of games using VR are available on Google Play, Apple Store and Microsoft Store.
VR Gaming
2.Training: No need to go into a worn torn territory to prepare the cadets for war.Thanks to VR now it can be done anywhere.

Oculus Army

What is Augmented Reality?

Augmented Reality

It is a reality in which virtual objects are augmented over the reality. So, it can be said as an enhanced version of reality which allows to view/show additional objects or info on the real-life objects.

Augmented Reality

Applications of AR:

  1. Gaming: Last summer's hit game, Pokemon go uses Augmented Reality.


AR Navigation

3.Revolutionary Experiences :


By now you might have understood the basic differences between AR & VR. look the below pic for further clarity.


Hope the article clears your confusion. Need further info or have any doubts feel free to ask in the comments below.