The United States drives more than half of all venture capital investment in the world. As of Q3 2016, 54 percent of all venture-backed deals around the globe went to American companies. Moreover, 96 out 174 unicorns—private tech companies valued at $1 billion or more—are located in the U.S. Thus far, the election of Donald J. Trump has created economic uncertainty that could impact venture capital investment, but experts also point out that tech companies and venture capital thrive even in adverse conditions.
Augmented reality bridges the physical world with the digital by overlaying text and images onto real-world objects. People experience the augmentation through a smart device that is equipped with a camera or a video player and, often, a geo-location feature.