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Mixed reality

Mixed reality (MR) is the blending of physical and virtual worlds to create new habitats and representations in which physical and digital items co-exist and interact in real time. It is a hybrid of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).

The Hololens from Microsoft is a well-known example of a commercially available Mixed Reality gadget, a holographic computer that one wear around the head with lenses over eyes, projecting holograms that can be changed and interacted with as if they were real.

It is The integration of real-world things into virtual environments is referred to as augmented virtuality (AV), a subtype of mixed reality.


  • more information is absorbed and retained by the user
  • share your experiences with others in real-time over long distances
  • complex processes are simplified and streamlines


  • heft development cost
  • additional expenditures for head-mounted displays
  • Tthere is a learning curve for routine use.