(April Greer/For The Washington Post)

John Werner spoke at The Post’s 2016 Transformers live journalism event May 18 in Washington, D.C. Learn more here.

“If you need to fix your washing machine or fix a jet engine or do surgery, you could have someone looking at what you’re doing and can help you walk you through that.
Augmented reality is three times bigger than virtual reality and society really hasn’t gotten the memo on it.

“Our eye can take in ten to eight bits of information per second. The key part is low bandwidth in terms of interacting with technology. At the end of the day, humans are a collaborative species and I think technology breaks it down and we can use technology to enhance us.”

John Werner
Vice President of strategic partnerships
Meta

John Werner, vice president of strategic partnerships at Meta, explains how augmented reality could affect workplace productivity. (Washington Post Live)
Cyborg artist Neil Harbisson, neuroscientist Sheila Nirenberg and Meta's John Werner discuss advances in neuroscience and augmented reality that allowing us to experience the world like never before. (Washington Post Live)