Top 5 Augmented Reality Apps For Iphone and Android
The term augmented reality simply means enhanced
reality. It is the newest trend amongst smartphones
and tablets and it provides information in an
interactive way, providing limitless possibilities for
brands, retailers and developers.
1. Google Sky Map
Google Sky Map is a great learning tool for anyone who
wants to learn about constellations, stars, or any of the
wonders that are hiding in our night sky. To make the most of
this app, you'll need to let it access your phone's GPS.
It plots your data on a map so it can transmit the exact view
of the stars you'll see when you hold your phone or tablet
2. Augmented Car Finder
This Car Finder app takes advantage of augmented
technology to show you where you have parked your car.
When you park simply tap the “Car Finder” button then
when you're ready to return, hit another button and the app
will guide you back to your car.
It’s not perfect but it is one of the better ones on the market
and it’s free.
3. London Tube
This application is fully compatible with Google Maps. Each
station is represented by a red pin and a popup shows you
the distance from where you are. It updates live as you walk
the streets of London too so you shouldn’t get lost. The
journey planner tool allows you to automatically find the
best route to get to your destination by London Tube.
To get better Route results, please switch into Best Route in
4. AR Invaders
AR Invaders turn everything around you into a warzone and
the aim of the game is to save the planet from aliens. All you
need to do is point your smartphone camera anywhere you
can get a 360 degree view of the surrounding and then find
and shoot the space invaders. This augmented reality app
turns your smartphone into a window.
In multiplayer mode, you can even invite your friends to
create an army with them.
5. Wikitude World Browser
Wikitude is the award winning augmented reality app that
allows you to see more. This app uses your smartphone
camera for browsing your surroundings and provides
information on places, landmarks and restaurants.
This AR application helps you to find your favourite
restaurants, hotels, and ATMs.