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What mobiles have to say about Augmented Reality

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         Mobile processors are just a few years behind desktop processors. For instance, the processor speed in a $1000 personal computer in 2007, is similar to  the speed in a nowadays $600 mobile phone.

       The immediate implications are that mobiles are able to run those algorithms that personal computers did then. This is crucial for Augmented Reality technology. At the beginning of the smartphones era, we considered a smartphone a device that could run (with limitations) some office applications, display our mail and have a nicely organized agenda. Today smartphones provide precise geolocation, device orientation and pose, advanced 3D graphics, HD videos…