10 Best Augmented Reality Apps for your Mobile

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10 Best Augmented Reality Apps for your MobileAugmented Reality you might know the word ‘augmented’ means but if you not aware of this word let me make it easier for your to understand. The word ‘augmented’ means enhanced or increased reality.

Reality is what it is how does someone enhanced or embellish it? By using a device such as your mobile phones. The concept of augmented reality revolves around adding more information to your world.

Imagine you are travelling in another country and you not able to understand their language and not sure where to go. As you searching or hotel, theatre or club but as we said the language is different. So by augmented reality app on your phone you just need an internet connection and point it to a building you will get all info. in graphical callout that says “hotel” next to the building. So such an app really enhancing your perception of reality and this technology known as Augmented Reality.

So are you ready to use the augmented reality on your phone? So let’s check 10 best augmented reality app for your device :

 1). Google Goggles

Search by taking a picture: point your mobile phone camera at a painting, a famous landmark, a barcode or QR code, a product, a storefront, or a popular image. If Goggles finds it in its database, it will provide you with useful information.

Goggles can read text in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and Turkish, and translate it into other languages.

2). iOnRoad Driving Lite

Improves driving in real time using the power of advanced smartphones. The app uses the smartphone’s native camera, GPS and sensors to detect vehicles in front of the host vehicle, alerting drivers when they are in danger. Visual Radar maps objects in front of the driver in real-time, calculating the driver’s current speed using native sensors. As the vehicle approaches danger, an audio-visual warning pops up to alert of a possible collision, allowing the driver to brake in time.

3). Augmented Car Finder

Augmented Car Finder allows you to find your car wherever you parked it. Once you load the application, in the augmented reality view you can see the direction it is located, the street address close to your present position, and the street address close to where you parked.

4). Theodolite

Theodolite is a multi-function augmented reality app that combines a compass, GPS, map, photo/movie camera, rangefinder, and two-axis inclinometer. Theodolite overlays real time information about position, altitude, bearing, range, and inclination on the iPhone’s live camera image, like an electronic viewfinder.

Uses are endless, and Theodolite is great for outdoor sports, hiking, boating, hunting, golf, sightseeing, photography, and navigation. The app is used in the field every day by surveyors, geologists, architects, engineers, military personnel, competitive sportsmen, and search and rescue workers.

5). Wikitude World Browser

Wikitude’s Augmented Reality connects you with the world around you in a completely new way – a truly exciting and immersive experience. By using the camera, simply hold up your smartphone and engage with your immediate surroundings. Get information on places, find restaurants, discover people and even play games – all through Wikitude’s field of vision.

Wikitude now provides you with an all new and improved camera view experience. By grouping some of the places in your sight, you now have a clear vision of your surroundings.

6). TagWhat

Tagwhat is the most comprehensive feed of hyperlocal content in the world. Its award-winning mobile apps instantly find and deliver actionable content about the places around you. Tagwhat delivers the right content to the right people at the right time so that you never miss what’s happening nearby again.

7). Layar

Layar! It’s the world’s leading augmented reality platform. With Layar, digital “layers” are displayed on your smartphone’s camera view, enhancing your view of the real world. Experience the world in a whole new way as links, videos and more help you interact with and learn more about objects and locations around you.

8). Yelp

Looking for a burrito joint open now? An Irish pub nearby? A gas station you can drive to before your tank hits empty? Yelp for your iPhone or iPad is here to help. Use us to search for places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play then read reviews from an active community of locals in the know.

9). Junaio

Junaio is the most advanced mobile augmented reality browser. It’s a fast and easy way to discover your world. Find local events, offers and listings; scan QR codes and barcodes to get instant access to additional information; unlock augmented content on images and objects to play games or experience new virtual interactions.

10). Satellite AR

Ever wondered what satellites are flying above your head when you look up? This app will show them to you using augmented reality. Point your phone’s camera to the sky, and small icons track the locations of various satellites. Those in sunlight are colored yellow to help you look for them on a clear night.

Amit Verma
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  1. theo says:

    I sugget AR-Code as well http://www.ar-code.it