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.