Along with the development of high-tech devices, the applications are created for more significant purposes. The applications are no longer created for utility and entertainment only, but now these are designed to help focusing the green thinking. These applications called augmented reality apps and this article will give details about the same apps designed for iPhones and Android-based smartphones.
Maybe you are not familiar with these augmented reality apps. Well, these apps is the layering of data over the pictures coming from your device’s camera. One example is AcrossAir’s Nearest Subway app which is designed to guide you to and through the subway stops.
The improvement conducted toward the apps had produced the more augmented reality apps and they are used to promote sustainable hotspots. The apps available in Android Marketplace and iTunes App Store are functional that it shows the data about your surrounding like the nearby landmarks and points of interest.
The information is delivered by overlying them on the real-time camera view. It means that while holding your phone with camera on you will see that the data pop up on the view explain your surroundings, so the information will be updated as you move the camera.
Of course this augmented reality app can be so helpful as you are traveling. When you use it in hotspot areas, it proves better function. The information pop up on screen derive from the crowdsourced data on Wikitude’s website. The content should be added and you should dictate how much green information appears for the applications’ users.
By doing this, you are helping the effort to green the environment through information you share. And it becomes more interesting as you add it with fascinating stories, the information about restaurant that serve local, traditional foods, local buildings that have living roofs, and other interesting information.