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Comprehensive AR Maps (UPDATE)

The Wikitude Augmented Reality Map App Provides Practical Info

— February 19, 2015 — World
This augmented reality map app isn't just practical in terms of helping you get around or orienting yourself when you get lost, the Wikitude app is also an educational resource for tourists. In addition to making you feel like you're stepping right into the map, the app also overlays helpful information in the scene unfolding around you.

Wikitude searches Wikipedia to offer tourist attractions, local destinations and other points of interest. The augmented reality map app can help you search for accommodations and other travel resources. It even ties into TripAdvisor, Foursquare, Yelp and similar third-party apps. It also gives you the option of seeing what's around you in camera mode, on a map or as a list.

The information the app provides as you're walking through a new space has educational benefits too.
Trend Themes
1. Augmented Reality Maps - Augmented reality maps offer practical information and educational resources, enhancing the user experience.
2. Location-based Recommendations - Location-based recommendation apps provide personalized suggestions for tourist attractions, accommodations, and local destinations, improving travel experiences.
3. Integration with Third-party Apps - Integration with popular third-party apps such as TripAdvisor, Foursquare, and Yelp adds convenience and enhances the functionality of augmented reality map apps.
Industry Implications
1. Travel and Tourism - Augmented reality map apps disrupt the travel and tourism industry by offering immersive experiences and personalized recommendations for tourists.
2. App Development - The development of augmented reality map apps presents opportunities for innovation and disruptive advancements in the app development industry.
3. Information and Technology - Integration with third-party apps and the use of augmented reality technology contribute to the disruption of the information and technology industry.
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