Augmented reality is used to display a view of physical space with virtual 3D objects inserted. When a virtual object is inserted into view in this manner, it can be difficult to determine whether the object fits in the space. Further, users can lose track of the object if it gets occluded by walls or other objects in the space. Per techniques of this disclosure, object boundaries are displayed to indicate whether the object fits in the space. Further, for objects that are hidden in space are displayed using X-ray and cutout shaders. Still further, it is ensured that object selector/footprint and shadow associated with AR objects are shown in a manner consistent with the object. Showing AR objects in this manner provides a consistent and improved user experience.
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Palos, Xavi Benavides and Korngold, Joost, "Displaying Occlusions In Augmented Reality", Technical Disclosure Commons, (May 13, 2020)