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Exploring The World Through Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality is here to stay. There are so many apps that allows the users to explore places for real. Here are some of the apps that allows you to do just that.

Pokémon Go
Last year you might have seen many people bumping into each other with their heads down on the phone. In case you thought something was wrong with them, worry not! They were just playing Pokémon Go. The 90’s game was recently revived with a new look app that allowed people to participate in a global scavenger hunt. More than 45 million players downloaded and played the game in which you catch monsters and learn about the places as you move along.

Field Trip
Field Trip app allows you to find attractive locations around the place you are. it uses many apps such as Thrillist, Zagat and Eater to bring you interesting places that are around your current location. The app can also send alerts whenever you are near any notable spots when you go out. Available for both Android and iOS, this app is like having your personal tour expert at hand.

Spyglass allows users to have multiple tools such as a compass, gyrocompass, star tracker, sextant, star tracker and altimeter. You can also use range finder to find out the exact distance of a landmark that is located far away.

Zombies, Run!
In Zombies, Run! you get to select your route and then run. Not just run but run to save your life. The game is realistic and lets you even listen to characters in the game that keep babbling about the apocalypse. Collect the items that are present in-game and watch the dead rise as you move along in the game.

Google Translate
One of the challenges people face while travelling is understanding various languages. More than the language, the option to understand street signs and boards becomes an important requirement. Google Translate can do just that. Just point your camera at the text or the photo and Google will translate it for you.

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