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Investigating Pokemon Go in Central Park

After its launch, “Pokémon Go” swept the nation in popularity as millions of people broke their everyday routine to go outside in search of these mythical digital creatures. Host, Hari Sreenivasan recently went out into the field with Mark Skwarek, director of New York University’s mobile augmented reality lab, to experience visual reality first-hand.

SciTech Now Episode 311

In this episode of SciTech Now, Hari learns to play Pokemon Go in Central Park with Visual Reality expert Mark Swarek; Ainissa Ramirez reveals some mysteries of magnetism; Sims Municipal Recycling facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, processes 800 tons of recyclables; and scientists are researching how the brain stores and recalls information at the first […]

Pokemon Go and the future of augmented reality

After its launch, Pokemon Go swept the nation in popularity. Mark Skwarek, director of New York University’s Mobile Augmented Reality Lab joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how the game put the spotlight on augmented reality, technology that superimposes virtual elements on top of thephysical world.