Mixed Reality and Robotics
Picture courtesy: Ke Li et. al, https://openreview.net/pdf?id=HYIes841hJc
Today’s post is going to explore how the integration of Mixed Reality (MR) and robotics is going to be the next frontier in technology. Let’s first understand what Mixed Reality (MR) is.
What is Mixed Reality?
Today’s computing revolves around the idea of a human attached and bound to the computer. As an example, we consume everything that the computer has to offer us from the computer monitor. The two primary ways of interacting with a computer have been the keyboard and the mouse… and this has not changed since the early days of the computer desktop in the 1980s.
In the world of Mixed Reality, the computer screen will be replaced by a headset, such as the Oculus Quest2. And instead of a keyboard and mouse, the “computer” will be able to get inputs through our body movements, such as the movements of our head and hands. The following article from Microsoft has a great illustration and documentation on what MR is a…