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The Best iOS And Android Applications For Augmented Reality or AR

What is Augmented Reality or AR?

Augmented Reality or AR is different to Virtual Reality or VR as it uses a Realtime environment to integrate with digital information.  Whereas Virtual Reality creates an entirely different world and surrounding.
An example of AR is where you would see your kitchen and the artist would include flying dragons around it making it really look like there are dragons in your kitchen.

#1 Ink Hunter

Every wanted to know what a tattoo would like on a part of your body?  Or which tattoo to get? Well, then Ink Hunter is the application you should get. The way this application renders the tattoo makes it really close to looking like the real thing on your skin.
The app is free to download on both Android and iOS

#2 Star Walk 2


This amazing application is great for amateur astronomers, stargazers or just someone who wants to see what stars or rather planets are up there. No matter where you are in the world this application uses satellite to pinpoint your location and align the constellations to your geographical location.
Just load the application and point it at the sky, this is a great way to teach kids about the planets too.
The application is free to download for both Android and iOS

#3 Wikitude


This is a handy application to have for anyone as it uses applications such as Trip Advisor, Wikipedia and Google Maps to collate your geographical location amenities.  If you are looking for a restaurant, street, places of interest or gas station you point your phone and it will show the information you are looking for.
This amazing application won the 2017 Auggie Award.  It is an all-in-one AR ADK that combines Tracking, Instant Tracking technology known as SLAM and Object Recognition software.
The mobile applications make use of Geo-Location AR for all the mobile, smart glasses and tablet devices.
The application is free to download for both Android and iOS