Best augmented reality applications for Android
Date Added: Oct 06, 2011
|Due to its certain exceptional features, Android is fast becoming the prime choice of many smartphone enthusiasts. First and foremost positive with Android is that it is open to a large number of innovative applications and customisations and the application development is not limited to Google.
If you donât know anything about the Augmented reality applications, you would be amazed to see their functionality. Fortunately, you can convert your Android device into an amazing machine anyday, for which you just need a decent configuration, compass, camera and GPS, which can be easily found on modern Android based Smartphones.
Satellite AR: This amazing application will show you satellites floating in the sky above in an Augmented reality view. For this, you just need to point the camera of your phone towards the sky and you can see satellites as icons of varying sizes.
Google Sky Map: Google sky map has complete integration with the famous Google Skyview found in its earth application and web maps. For using this application, just point your phone camera to the sky and your phone will identify celestial bodies giving relevant information about them. Once in, this application will act as your full view window into the amazing depth of sky.
Mixare: Suppose you are standing in front of a famous museum and want some piece of information about it, just point your Android phone camera towards this building. This application can recognize famous buildings around you and would let you know its details. The application sources all the information from Wikipedia and accesses twitter and google for showing buzz entries around you.
Car Finder AR: Parking a car and leaving it for long hours is not as easy task today as it used to be back in 80s. Here comes the utility of this application which will use your GPS device for tagging and tracking the location of your car in a busy parking lot. It has a parking timer which is especially useful if you are paying for parking on the basis of time. Various other features like shake to save, walking directions to your parked car, history of parking locations etc. make it a powerful parking assistant for you.
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