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How AR in iPhone and iPad is Transforming Landscape of Mobile Apps

Get ready to experience a world beyond your screen with AR implementation in mobile apps.

Augmented Reality

Apple’s new augmented reality platform is ready to roll-out after the launch of the updated operating system for mobile. So, iPhone and iPad users have access to the first generation of AR apps available in Apple’s App Store.

To play with augmented reality apps, users need to have iOS 11 which is available on iPhone 6 and more current devices. According to market analysts, Apple may revolutionize mobile computing with the use of AR on smartphones and tablets.

Moreover, Google has also entered the world of augmented reality after launching the AR software development platform ARCore which will work similarly as ARkit (developed for iOS).

So, soon there will be more AR apps available for Android and iOS developed using ARCore and Arkit. And, it AR will drastically transform the way users use their mobile devices.

Best Apps That Can Help You Experiment AR on iPhones and iPads

1. Ikea Place

It's an augmented reality app that allows the users to measure furniture within their living room by using the camera. The best thing is that the users can also virtually overlay the model where they want it to be fit in.

It's widely in trend among people as they are free to measure as much as furniture options to check which one fits their area. Due to this feature, people are overlaying furniture models in the middle of a street and New York subway platform.

2. Measure Kit

Measure kit is an app supported by ARkit which can work as a virtual measuring tape for users. Through this app, one can precisely measure anything just by tapping on the screen.

Additionally, this app has also the ability to calculate the trajectory distance of moving objects, angle degrees, and even the person’s height if needed.

3. Fitness AR

This app is designed to rebuild memories in the amazing outdoors. Fitness AR collects the visuals of past rides, hikes and walks in a three-dimensional topographical map through a fitness tracking app and display them to the users in completely actual ways.

Ending Note

With augmented reality, the entire world around you is just like a play. all you need to install any compatible AR app to your iPhone or iPad to experience that play world on your own.

Gartner Analyst ‘Brian Blau’ said, “This is the start of a great journey”. In the future, developers are going to implement ARkitto render a beautiful impact on gaming, entertainment, social media sectors.

Arpit Dubey
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