In Pictures: 22 ways Apple’s iPad video mixes fantasy and reality

Apple marketers are some of the best in the business, especially when showing off the new iPad Air in a promotional video. But don't fall completely for the marketing hype this holiday season. We break down one of their most compelling videos to separate real-world uses from fantasy.

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Life on iPad: Surgical Precision In one of the most spectacular use cases, Dr. Itaru Endo, director of digestive surgery and liver transplantation at Yokohama City University, is shown using an iPad and an app he and his colleagues helped develop that minimizes risks with liver surgery.

Here is Apple's description: "The app uses augmented reality to overlay complex vascular systems during operations. This reveals liver perfusion patterns that are invisible to the human eye, giving greater insight into the exact location of certain blood vessels."

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