Layar Reality Browser
Oct 29, 2009 5:00 AM –
Layar Reality Browser. Get more out of AR! Layar is a mobile app for discovering information about the world around you. Using Augmented Reality (AR) technology, Layar displays digital information called “layers” into your smartphone’s field of vision. With the introduction of Layar Vision, these layers can now recognize real-world objects and display digital AR experiences on top of them. Interact with the world around you by scanning images, such as magazines, restaurant menus and advertising posters with Layar Vision.
Pros & Cons:
- Really cool concept and fun way to find information or interact
- Many 3rd party plugins to integrate; Local search, Wikipedia, Yelp, Tweetmondo, Brightkite, Flickr photos, etc
- Sometimes it does not find obvious searches
- A taste laggy
How cool is it to launch an app, turn in a certain direction, and see a historic landmarks on the virtual screen, then learn more about it. Or see how close others Tweeps are to your vicinity, find a house or play a game. Layar Reality Browser Android App is one of the coolest ideas to hit the Android phone! Augment reality using the phones camera and location-based data to find local businesses, historical facts, Flickr photos, Tweeps, and more.
Layer Popular Nearby
Layar Shop 2 Go
Layar Featured Modules
Layar Popular Modules
Layar Local Search
Layar Filter Settings
Layar Tweeps Around Geo Location Module
More WOW factor than useful but definitely worth checking out.
Ease of Use:
Similar to using Google Compass Mode with StreetView for Android. Launch the app, select a module and turn in a specific direction…
Frequency of use is user dependent; most likely occasional or to show off to your friends.
Most of the user interface is organized, most of the interaction takes place on the virtual screen.
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, Augmented Reality
, Layar Local Search
, Layar Reality Browser
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