Wikitude and Layar – Augmented Reality Apps for Android Mobiles

Written By Sam on 15 November 2009

Augmented Reality is one of the best innovations in the recent times which augments computer generated things with the real world. Augmented Reality superimposes graphics and audio from computer or mobile onto real time environments. There are many Augmented Reality applications that are developed for the popular Apple iPhone and Google Android.

Augmented Reality Apps for Google Android Mobiles

Wikitude World Browser


Wikitude is a free application which will help you with planning a trip or to find out about landmarks in your surrounding areas. WIKITUDE World Browser gives you data about your surroundings, nearby landmarks, and other points of interest by overlaying information on the real-time camera view of a smart-phone. There are more than 350,000 world-wide points of interest which can be searched by GPS or by address. You can download Wikitude for FREE from the Android Market.

Download Wikitude from Android Market

Layar Reality Browser


Layar is a freeware application for Android Mobile phones which shows what is around you by displaying real time digital information on top of reality through the camera of your mobile phone. Layar is available for the T-Mobile G1, HTC Magic and other Android phones. To use Layar all you have to do is just hold the mobile in front of you like a camera and the information is displayed on top of the camera display view. It has got many layers and global content from Flickr, Wikipedia, Yelp, Google local search, Qype, Brightkite,Twitter and much more.

Download Layar from Android Market

2 Responses to “Wikitude and Layar – Augmented Reality Apps for Android Mobiles”

  1. ravi says:

    Wikitude is a nice application

  2. Deviatore says:

    Wikitude and Layar is awesome.
    By the way, Wikitude has released another Augmented Reality App – Wikitude.

    More details here –

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