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Top 5 Augmented Reality Apps

Friday, October 21, 2016 2:50
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Augmented Reality is one of the edge cutting technologies which have changed the very perception of the people. It alters the perception of people by adding something into the real world. A lot of augmented reality apps are available in the market and provides exceptional visual experience to its people. It goes through a series of changes and getting more and more proficient.  The article provides you the detail of the top 5 augmented reality app which brought enormous change to the world in 2016.

Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go is an AR Gaming application which has captures every one’s attention in a short span of time. The augmented reality app provides users many adventures by letting them to go outside places and to capture creatures called Pokemon. The app combines both augmented reality along with GPS system with the support of camera. The game was a huge success in utilizing the brand name which is almost part of the nostalgia of people who are in their earlier 30s and late 20s. The game is a proof of the abundant acceptance of AR among people.

Ink Hunter

This augmented reality app allows the user inputting a tattoo in a neat manner. Here the user can use both pre-made tattoos and also your own designs. The app provides you the demo of how a tattoo design will look like in your body. So you can make the right selection without actually going under pain with the needle. When it launched, the tattoos available only on black and white tattoos but the latest update add support for color tattoos as well.

Star Chart

The app provides you information about stars and planets once you pointed the device to the sky. Star chart, the augmented reality app is available on android and iOS platforms. It provides information even during the day times. The ‘Time Shift’ feature is quite interesting, it allows you to move to 10000 years back or forward by specifying the where it is located.

Google Translate

This augmented reality app allows the user to translate the text. It is part of the app’s camera mode. Take the photo of the text which you don’t understand, the app translates the text and make you understand. The app supports a vast number of languages if connected into Wi-Fi. There is an option to download other languages too. The app helps users when they are in a place where they feel difficult to understand the language. Augmented apps not meet real life requirements but also make it an exceptional experience. Google Translate is not far behind.



Wikitude World Browser

It is considered as the king of all AR apps. The app provides any geographically-relevant information which you may find valuable in your journeys. Around 3500 content providers are associated with the application, those ensure you right content at the right time. The useful information is presented as Wikipedia articles with an indication of a specific landmark, or directions to the nearest ATM location or five-star Italian restaurant etc. It is one of the best AR applications which serve the users with necessary Geographical information.

Augmented reality has brought many revolutions into the world. It not only has commercial values but also social values. If used well the technology can be used for the well-being of human beings.  

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