OMG BRAD PITT! Augmented-reality smartphones: Perfect tool for paparazzi, stalkers, serial killers and hitmen everywhere?
If you've been watching mobile trends recently, you know that "augmented reality" is the buzzword of the moment -- and for good reason. The idea of using smartphones as intelligent world-browsers, allowing you to see an enhanced view of your surroundings on your camera-enabled, location aware smartphone screen -- well, it's a game changer. But the fact is, combining web-based information with real-world, real-time interaction has its scary side -- as this video, which demonstrates the incredible Dutch augmented reality browser Layar's "Famous People Finder" tool, readily shows: