Augmented Reality

About

AR presents novel or acute challenges for technologists and policymakers-Our work in AR is aimed at identifying some of the major legal and policy issues AR may present as a novel technology, and provides conditional recommendations to help address those issues.


People

Ryan Calo

School of Law – University of Washington

Tadayoshi Kohno

Computer Science & Engineering – University of Washington

Emily McReynolds

Tech Policy Lab – University of Washington

Franziska Roesner

Computer Science & Engineering – University of Washington

Tamara Denning

School of Computing – University of Utah

Bryce Clayton Newell

Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) – Tilburg University


Research

AUGMENTED REALITY PRIMER

This whitepaper—which grows out of research conducted across three units through the University of Washington’s interdisciplinary Tech Policy Lab—is aimed at identifying some of the major legal and policy issues AR may present as a novel technology, and outlines conditional recommendations to help address those issues.
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AUGMENTED REALITY: HARD PROBLEMS OF LAW AND POLICY

Part of the UPSIDE workshop, in this paper the Tech Policy Lab authors describe their vision of AR and explore the unique and difficult problems AR presents for law and policy–including around privacy, free speech, discrimination, and safety.
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Events

Workshop on Usable Privacy & Security for Wearable and Domestic Ubiquitous Devices (UPSIDE)

The UPSIDE workshop is an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to discuss research challenges and experiences around the usable privacy and security of wearable devices and other consumer sensors and domestic devices (e.g., home automation systems; smart appliances in the home; smart meters; domestic healthcare devices).
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