Enterprise Applications: 10 Augmented Reality Apps You Need to Know About

By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2009-09-16 Print this article Print

Augmented reality (AR) is an emerging field of technology that blends real-world views with virtual reality. You can also think of it as mixed reality. Research firms such as Gartner predict big things for the application development market from AR. The respected blog ReadWriteWeb is leading the coverage of AR applications here. What does AR look like? Picture being on a city street and you want to know what stores exist around you. You look through the viewfinder of the live camera in your iPhone and see a layer on top of the camera view that shows you what restaurants and other shops are in the area, as well as information on those businesses. That's AR at work. Here are 10 great AR apps showing what they can do for you.


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