Augmented Mobiles Apps

Types of AR mobile applications

Augmented reality [AR] has turned into a popular app niche, which integrates virtual and digital media with the real world. Augmented reality media scope persisted to develop and soon became more refined. It has empowered business with extra versatility and engages consumer interactions in a much better way.

In the retail sector, using AR mobile app you can browse products and gain necessary data by giving in-store navigation guidance illustrating real store image. If you are planning to have an advanced AR mobile app with a unique feel and look created then, fortunately, there is unlimited scope and opportunities.

Types of AR mobile applications

Marker-based AR apps

This software depends on image recognition. Device camera is used to identify the markers or patterns similar to an image or the QR code then digital information is covered on this market. At present, advanced augmented reality toolkit can identify 3D markers, which illustrate real-life things.

Location-based AR apps

Markers are not needed but this app works by identifying the location via GPS or other sensors like accelerometers and deliver AR things with the guidance of real-time location. For example, a location-based app will help you locate your misplaced GPS-enabled smart baggage.

Features to consider while choosing AR software development kit [SDK] for your mobile app

Myriads of augmented reality SDKs are available but make sure to choose one on the basis of functionality you need with a few other essential factors.

license type

Supporting mobile platforms

Unity compatibility

Smart optics compatibility

Cloud support

Local recognition

3D object recognition


SLAM [simultaneous localization & mapping]

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