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7 Unique Augmented Reality Apps for Smart Android / iOS Users

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Augmented reality apps discover the real insights with your camera behind the scenes reaching you with its augmentation. These AR apps bring you a much different approach over your surroundings, much enhanced with much detailed info for what you’ll definitely love these kinds of apps for your iPhone and Android devices. Must also check another collection of 20 different augmented reality apps at the link below.

Check Out : 20 Best Augmented Reality Apps for smartphone Users

Unique Augmented Reality Apps List

1. GeoGoggle

Platform: Android | Visit Geogoggle playstore

As the name contains geo, GeoGoggle gives you the geographic details of your location latitude, longitude, altitude in augmented reality. Also check your speed, and distance to a specified location. Know the direction with its 3D compass. Click pictures on the go and see the locations of your clicked pictures on the map. This let you know the location with a photo to have of it.

Use this app in conjunction with c:geo for mobile geocaching.

2. Junaio

Platform: Android, iOS

Browse restaurants, theatres, taxi stations all in one app Junaio. This AR app has barcode and QR code scanner, from what you can get instant product information of any product. Not as many layers as in Layar, but worth browsing app.

Integrated Twitter, Wikipedia, Instagram, Foursquare notifies you with updates on your favourite content.

3. Peaks

Platform: iOS | Visit Peaks official website

peaks app

Image Source: mikebaird

Ever thought ” which mountain is that ? ” well, this great app by Augmented Outdoors tells you every detail about a mountain from its altitude to its distance from you. One of the best travelling apps, a ranger would love for its unique ability to measure any mountain range just by pointing your smartphone towards it. The best thing about Peaks app is that it works offline. You don’t need any internet connection for Peaks to function.

4. Kafkara Augmented Reality

Platform: Android | Visit Kafkara Playstore

Kafkara AR is interestingly funny. Enjoy your social status updates with this app. Create talking avatars from your friends’ faces in augmented reality from your image gallery. Just type in your friend’s facebook or twitter username to get his status updates in a fancy way using text-to-speech technology.

If you have a gradge against someone, or want to just have some fun, choose the funniest and creepiest of all the avatars.

5. Color Blindness Simulate Correct

Platform: Android | Visit Color blindness simulate website

A clever app, simulates the vision of a color blind person. When you view an object with this simulator through your camera, it generates 2 images, one that a normal person would see, and second image that a color blind person would perceive. All common types of color blindness are supported – dyschromatopsia, protanopia ( red color blind ), tritanopia ( blue color blind ), deuteranopia (green color blind ), and others.

6. Nokia City Lens

Platform: Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 7 & higher | Visit Nokia City lens official website

nokia city lens

Image Source: Román Emin

You can download Nokia City Lens from Nokia Beta Labs on your device. Look up at your surroundings with this app and get an overlaying information on the camera feed of your smartphone.

Now you don’t need to use Nokia Maps for navigation. Hold your smartphone upwards and instantly see restaurants, hotels, bus stations and more.

7. DishPointer

Platform: Android, iOS

With Satellite AR, satellite tracker app, DishPointer is another one with satellite tracking function for both android and iPhone/iPad users. Though you have to pay some to have it but it would show you its worth having this ultimate satellite finding service with you. Track the sky through camera and you wouldn’t find it more easier to set up a dish for yourself. It does need cell reception or an internet connection.


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