Is this the future of augmented reality?

Augmented reality apps let your smartphone do some pretty amazing things – just look at Worksnug on the iPhone, or Wikitude on Android. But Ke

Augmented reality apps let your smartphone do some pretty amazing things – just look at Worksnug on the iPhone, or Wikitude on Android.

But Keiichi Matsuda (a masters student from the Bartlett School of Architecture) has looked beyond today's limited apps and imagined where 'virtualised' augmented reality is headed in the above video. And it's not exactly a utopian vision.

The video's subject has offloaded so much of his knowledge to the internet that he needs a robotic voice to tell him the correct procedure for making a cup of tea, and while waiting he's blitzed with news and friend updates from the web.

It certainly makes a interesting lunchtime watch, but do you think this is where augmented reality might be headed? And would you want to live this 'Lawnmower Man' world? Let us know below.

via Fubiz/IFTF