Top 9 Augmented Reality Android and iOS Applications
Theodolite AR App
Using this app, an age-old surveying instrument, called Theodolite used to measure angles, distances, directions and locations, is digitized. Theodolite is a multi-function viewfinder that combines a compass, two-axis inclinometer, rangefinder, GPS, map, navigation calculator, tracker, and geo-tag photo/movie camera into one indispensable app. It comes with an optional in-app purchase to enable team tracking, with which you can share location with up to 20 people on Theodolite’s map. This was aimed at helping search and rescue teams. You can download the app from appstore here.
Google Translate AR App
Users can now point their device, with the app installed, towards text in unknown languages. The text can be a part of newspaper and road signs as well. The letters rearrange themselves on the screen to convert into a language of user’s choice. They can select from over 30 languages available. You can download this app for iOS here and for android here.
WikiTude World Browser
WikiTude World Browser AR App
You can now point your camera phone and look around via it to find nearby restaurants,ATMs, landmarks and other significant locations. These are particularly, very helpful when you visit a new city or country. Once, you scan surroundings, a list of categories to browse through is presented. Social networks are also included, so you can find a friend in vicinity. Download the app here.
LayAR AR App
With LayAR , you can easily find services around you. The app uses their meta data to enable the user to click on the icons which pop up when in AR mode to view more information. If one clicks on a hotel they’ll get a description, customer reviews and prices as well as a link to their booking site. You can download the app for iOS here and for android here.
Augmented Car Finder
Augmented Car Finder AR App
It uses AR , 3D Google maps and radar to keep track of your parked vehicle. It uses your camera to search for your vehicle and give you directions to it. Not just that, it also has Auto track mode to locate car if it gets stolen. It can manage upto 3 cars. Also, have parking meter alarms. Download here for iOS.
SpecTrek AR App
It is a fun, ghost hunting game, which requires a camera phone and GPS. Using SpecTrek app, you can move your camera around and virtual ghosts will appear nearby. You can then, catch those ghosts by some ghost-busting options that appear on screen. Download here for android and here for iOS.
Color Grab AR App
This app is useful for people with artistic bent. You can launch app and point it to desired object. It lets you capture any new color that you witness and store it for later use. It records the RGB and hex values of the color. You can also share them. Graphic designers could put it to good use. Download here for android.
Science AR apps
Science AR apps
This is a educational app for elementary school kids. This app works in conjunction with Science AR posters. When the screen of device is pointed towards the AR poster, digital contents like video and graphics is played to make learning fun. The posters have be downloaded separately. Download here for iOS.
Augment AR App
Augment app is an enterprise AR platform used by ecommerce sites. It allows their users to test, how a product will look like at their home or desired location visually in actual dimensions. The product could be an almirah , a pair of shoes , a chair or any other complex or simple object. Download here for android and here for iOS. Comment and share this post if you like it and want us to add more posts like this.