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43 Inventive AR Phone Apps

From Gen Z Voter Campaigns to AR Bridal Gowns

— July 22, 2021 — Tech
Augmented reality, which once belonged exclusively to the realm of science-fiction, has become increasingly accessible to the broader public via the use of AR phone apps. The technology is typically utilized in combination with a viewing device that superimposes computer-generated images onto a user's view of the world.

This collection of phone apps employ AR technology in a variety of new and interesting ways. For example, Burberry began offering an AR application that allows users to 'try on' different handbags to ensure the right style and fit, while Pizza Hut launched an app that turns the tops of its Pizza Boxes into an interactive game of Pac-Man.

Despite AR proving to be an effective advertising and marketing tool, it has also begun gaining traction in the art world. For instance, Amplifier, a design hub dedicated to igniting social change, has released a series of AR art posters that activate when viewed through a phone app.
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Sitcom-Themed AR Apps
Sitcom-Themed AR Apps
Warner Bros. Launched the Friends App to Celebrate Friendsgiving
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Mythical AR Attractions
Mythical AR Attractions
Legoland Windsor Resort Shares AR Activation Points
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Augmented Reality Candy Ads
Augmented Reality Candy Ads
M&M's First-Ever AR Ad Includes a Snapcode for a Dynamic Experience
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AR-Powered Celebration Apps
AR-Powered Celebration Apps
The 'Bicoco' App Lets Users Send Immersive Surprises to Others
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Assistive AR Apps
Assistive AR Apps
The Rescue Assist App Helps Emergency Services Save Lives
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Egg-Hiding AR Games
Egg-Hiding AR Games
Burger King's New AR Game Urges Kids to Guard Virtual Eggs
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Mobile Emoji AR Apps
Mobile Emoji AR Apps
The Emojivision App is Able to Create Live Images Comprised of Emojis
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Deal-Swapping AR Apps
Deal-Swapping AR Apps
Pizza Hut's Deal Jacker Scans & Replaces Deals by Competitors
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NFT-Integrated Art Apps
NFT-Integrated Art Apps
The Sketchar App Allows Users to Sell Their Artwork as NFTs from the App
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Storytelling AR Apps
Storytelling AR Apps
The Wonderscope App Lets Children Visualize an Amazing Story
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AR Rocket Launch Apps
AR Rocket Launch Apps
USA Today Developed an AR App Called 321 Launch
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Artful AR Photography Experiences
Artful AR Photography Experiences
The Junction Launched an Interactive Augmented Reality Mural
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3D Content Creation Engines
3D Content Creation Engines
Nextech AR Acquires Threedy to Develop 3D Content Creation Engines
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Gen Z Voter Campaigns
Gen Z Voter Campaigns
Snapchat's Speech to Street Encourages Young People to Vote
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Augmented Gen Z Games
Augmented Gen Z Games
Pull & Bear's Pacific Game Marks the Launch of the Pacific Girls Collection
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Augmented Reality Monuments
Augmented Reality Monuments
LACMA and Snapchat Brought Five Monuments to Life Virtually
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Face-Scanning Eyewear Apps
Face-Scanning Eyewear Apps
Cubitts's App Helps People Buy Glasses by Scanning Faces
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AR-Powered Art Posters
AR-Powered Art Posters
Amplifier Launches Augmented Reality Art Posters to Inspire Social Change
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AR Foosball Tournaments
AR Foosball Tournaments
EE is Making Wembley Stadium Into a Foosball Table with Augmented Reality
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Augmented Reality Toy Apps
Augmented Reality Toy Apps
Kinder Joy Launched its Applaydu Mobile App for an AR Toy Experience
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Augmented Reality Party Games
Augmented Reality Party Games
Llamasters Challenges Players to Become the Llama Master
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AR Brow Apps
AR Brow Apps
The Brow App by Anastasia Beverly Hills Leverages Augmented Reality
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Phygital Animation Festivals
Phygital Animation Festivals
Pixar Fest Has Interactive Activities, AR Check-Ins & Online Games
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AR Bridal Gowns
AR Bridal Gowns
David's Bridal and Vertebrae Visualize AR Wedding Dresses
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AR Nut Milk Cartons
AR Nut Milk Cartons
Blue Diamond's Almond Milk Packaging Shares an App-Free Experience
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Artist-Designed AR Cups
Artist-Designed AR Cups
White Castle Joined with Bryan Moss to Create Interactive Packaging
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Food Waste AR Apps
Food Waste AR Apps
Morton Salt's AR App Provides a Creative Solution to Reducing Kitchen Waste
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AR Festival Bottles
AR Festival Bottles
Absolut and Tomorrowland Created Interactive Scannable Packaging
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Experimental AR Apps
Experimental AR Apps
Mozilla's WebXR Viewer Lets Users Create and Experience AR
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Immersive Construction Tools
Immersive Construction Tools
XYZ Reality's HoloSite Tool Uses AR to Optimize Construction
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AR Handbag Experiences
AR Handbag Experiences
Burberry's App Lets Users Customize a Virtual Pocket Bag in 3D
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AR Eyewear Apps
AR Eyewear Apps
Topology Eyewear Uses AR to Let Consumers Try on Glasses
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Immersive AR Try-Ons
Immersive AR Try-Ons
Snapchat is Introducing Try-On Experiences with Fashion Partners
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Mood-Themed Virtual Shops
Mood-Themed Virtual Shops
Verishop Mini Offers a Curated Shopping Experience Within Snapchat
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Music-Streaming AR Apps
Music-Streaming AR Apps
Spotify's Magic Leap App Lets Users Virtually Pin Music on Walls
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Team-Specific AR Basketball Games
Team-Specific AR Basketball Games
The 'NBA AR' App Lets Users Practice Their Shot Anywhere
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Augmented Reality Pizza Boxes
Augmented Reality Pizza Boxes
Pizza Hut's PAC-MAN Pizza Packaging Box Launches an AR Game
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AR Puffer Jackets
AR Puffer Jackets
The NFT Byte Jacket Can Be Worn with Snapchat's Body-tracking Tool
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Family-Friendly AR Apps
Family-Friendly AR Apps
The EVOKE App Brings Real-World Art to Life Through Mobile Screens
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Shoppable Digital Wardrobes
Shoppable Digital Wardrobes
FaceCake's Infinite Virtual Closet is Driven by AR and AI
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Augmented Reality Beer Cans
Augmented Reality Beer Cans
BEERSCANS Connects Beer Lovers with Content Via Packaging
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AR Sneaker-Coloring Zines
AR Sneaker-Coloring Zines
'Create with Air Max' Digitally Customizes Nike Sneakers
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In-App Virtual Escape Rooms
In-App Virtual Escape Rooms
IKEA is Challenging Snapchat Users to Escape a Messy Room
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