Wikipedia describes it as a live view of a physical, real-time environment, the elements of which are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory inputs like sound, graphics, video or GPS data. For us, it has made the world simpler with greater access to information and a faster and more reliable platform to work upon. The field of augmented reality app development has placed a digital overlay of the real world through cameras in modern smart devices. Over the past years, AR app developers have taken enormous advantage of GPS and camera features in mobile phones to provide information upon various point of interest to users.
Users can voice activate devices while on the move, direction to the nearest ATM could be guided with voice commands and banking will not require an actual visit to the bank or even sit on your desktop. Here are three top levels augmented reality mobile apps that has changed the world for users.
1. Wikitude World Browser
This app has been hailed as the master of all available augmented reality mobile app browsers. When users travel around a given area, the WWB interface will provide all the geographical information you need. This would include landmarks, foursquare locations, ATMs while providing tweets and ratings concerning the places. Available for free, it is like an AR Swiss army knife!
A handy app, this lets you measure short distances using your phone. Using the phone’s camera for live pictures, the measurements will adjust to real time dimensions.
3. Google Goggles
An amazingly lightweight app, this uses image recognition technology to provide information about various landmarks, logos, barcodes and QR codes. Using the app, one can add a contact in the phone just by scanning business cards. Further summaries of novels could be accessed just by taking a picture of the title. The app recognizes CDs, DVDs, books, paintings, landmarks and yes, Sudoku Puzzles!
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