Mobile Future

Connect With The Digital World: 3 Augmented Reality Apps

Augmented reality is the integration of digital information with live video in real time. Many people are talking about AR because of its applications in e-commerce, education, and industry. For instance, you can try on apparel in virtual fitting rooms, activate textbooks into 3D images, and use 3D enhanced maps as a GPS. By 2018, there will be over 200 million mobile AR users. Check out these smartphone apps to create your own virtual reality and leave the real world behind:

Layar:Flip through Layar’s database of printed magazines and newspapers where extra virtual content appears. If you like a particular image, users can buy these items online!

OctagonAR:Ditch designing on paper. This app allows users to upload an image, video, website link, or virtual tour to turn it into a live experience. You can share your AR creations with your friends via your smartphone too!

Aurasma: With Aurasma, users can turn any place or object into a simulated experience with the app’s drag and drop feature. Enhance your reality with graphics, animation, audio, video, and 3D content all from the tip of your fingers.

Thanks to mobile technology, there will be 2.5 billion AR apps that will be downloaded onto smartphones by 2017. To read more about how augmented reality can improve your life, click here.