augmented reality augmented reality

Dan Howley tries out the Google Daydream View virtual-reality headset and controller on Oct. 4, 2016, following a product event in San Francisco. This week, Google announced plans for stand-alone VR goggles that won't need to be attached to a PC or smartphone. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Eric Risberg/AP

In the new Pokémon Go app, players can use their smart phone to see, battle, and catch the monsters in their world. The app will be released to the public sometime in July. Courtesy of Niantic Labs hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Niantic Labs

What would the world look like seen through Google's eyes? AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
AFP/AFP/Getty Images

Google's Goggles: Is The Future Right Before Our Eyes?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/147364732/147372617" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript