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Qualcomm is demonstrating a number of augmented-reality games for Android-based smartphones at Mobile World Congress, IDG News reports. The games were developed using its AR SDK software development kit. Augmented reality refers to the way computer-generated content is superimposed on a live camera view of the real world, "augmenting" that view with additional information. Qualcomm's augmented-reality platform is computer vision-based, using image detection to identify elements of the view it can augment. Other systems might use a phone's GPS receiver, compass and accelerometer to determine where they are and in which direction they are facing in order to add pertinent
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