The movie Spider-Man: Far From Home had a lot of cool visual effects, including very obvious incorporation of the concept of Augmented Reality. Some of the references are obviously science fiction, such as the 3D projection of a monster fighting pretended superhero in the city. However, a few concepts in the movie do have some merit in terms of feasibility using the technologies available today.
Let’s go over them each individually and explore the possibility of current technology to create this kind of cool effect in a Marvel movie.
- Scene 1: Pop-up display above bus passengers’ heads
When Spider Man put on ‘Edi’ AR glass for the first time and looked at his teacher and classmates sitting in front of him on the bus, he saw information pop-up windows above each person’s head.