Worth Watching in 2021: Augmented reality set to take off in Singapore

Singapore's 5G licences were awarded last year to Singtel and a joint venture between StarHub and M1.
Singapore's 5G licences were awarded last year to Singtel and a joint venture between StarHub and M1. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Augmented reality (AR) is expected to grow exponentially this year in Singapore with the roll-out of 5G infrastructure from this month till 2025, increasing the bandwidth for Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Unlike virtual reality (VR) which transports users into an alternate universe and blocks out the real world, AR melds both together.

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