Augmented reality(AR) is the use of computer or television graphics in the real world.Games using AR technology have started to become popular so can apps using AR technology be far behind?
Here are some Apps for i phone/android which uses the famed AR technology.
Wikitude is a AR app that can be used to find out information about the surroundings using a mobile camera. The Gps tracks the users position and the direction in which the user is facing using a compass and an accelerometer.This AR app can be useful while you are exploring new places.
Golfscape Gps Rangefinder
Golf lovers out there are in luck as the AR app golfscape rangefinder will help you pinpoint positions on the golf course, see 360 degree view of the track, point out hazards and help you plan your move from the place where you are standing. This AR app covers a wide number of courses.
Don’t be fooled by the name. This app lets you calculate the distance from your current location to you desired destination. The app uses compass, GPS.
This is a Restaurant finder AR app and this is one of the most useful of apps I’d say. This AR app lets you find nearby restaurants using the phone camera and also point out where special deals are available. Links, reviews are generated with the result.
Google goggles is a visual search AR app which is still in Beta stage. It helps read famous paintings, wine labels, bar codes and a lot more. Once the images are captured google’s ever reliable search engines will return data about the captured image.
The zip reality is an AR app that allows users to discover the details of homes ,ask for prices and calculate distance from your current location. The results can be compared for price and alternative locations too.
This AR app helps you find your car. Oh yeah, You heard it right. The car finder app will lead you to your car using instructions and onscreen maps. When you park you car all you need to do is tap on the car finder app and lock on to your location.