What Does AR Mean?

AR means "Augmented Reality."

In Morse code AR is used to mean "End of Message."

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality (AR) is a type of Enhanced Reality (XR) in which digital elements are added to a live view, allowing the user an interactive experience in a real-world environment.

AR is designed for free movement, while projecting images over whatever the user looks at.

AR includes games played on smartphones, such as Pokemon Go. Specific AR devices include Microsoft Hololens, Epson Moverio, and Google Glass.

AR differs from VR (Virtual Reality), in that AR enhances the real world environment, while VR is completely virtual.

The combination of VR and AR is known MR (Mixed Reality).

End of Message

In Morse code the letters AR (dit dah dit dah dit) usually mean "end of message."

"Cyber Speak" Test

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Summary of Key Points for First Definition of AR

"Augmented Reality" is the most common definition for AR on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Augmented Reality
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for Second Definition of AR

In Morse code, AR usually means End of Message.
Definition:End of Message (Morse Code)
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:

Example of AR Used in a Text


See Also

List of gaming Terms ARG (alternate reality gaming) CRYPTOCURRENCY (digital or virtual currency) IMVU (instant messaging virtual universe) METAVERSE (convergence of physical, augmented, and virtual reality) MV (metaverse, music video)