Wikitude, the one voted as the "Best Augmented Reality browser" for three consecutive years, is now available to Windows Phone users who can now see the surroundings around them in augmented reality. The app is meant for smartphones that use Microsoft Windows Phone as their operating system.
Wikitude has been customized for the Windows Phone Metro UI and it activates the panorama user interface, which leads to the overall difference in experience. So, now you can enjoy augmented reality on the move.
Wikitude makes use of the camera inside a mobile phone in order to present the world around the user in a completely novel way.
"Search through lots of exciting content and points of interest from Wikipedia, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Starbucks and thousands more," is what one finds in the description of the application.
Mobile users can use the app to learn about things that are nearby with the help of the 'Around Me' tool. Of course, they can always look for places that are of keen interest to them.
"Craving sushi? Just type "sushi" into Wikitude’s search box, hold up your phone and see all the sushi restaurants around you. Looking for special offers near your home or nearest shopping centre? Simply view all the augmented reality mobile coupons to get up to 50% off," is how the app has been described further.
Once you have this application on your smartphone, you will able to find what you are looking for, be it events, wall posts, shopping centers, etc., faster and more easily.
You can download Wikitude from the Windows Phone Marketplace.