October 22, 2014

Augmented Reality Evolved: Layar 3.5 Hits Android Market

Layar, the world’s leading mobile Augmented Reality Platform and browser, has just released version 3.5 of their Reality Browser into the Android Market. Starting today, the new version of the browser makes it even easier for users to search and discover the world around them. This release makes it so that users simply open the app and instantly see dynamic content displayed with in real-time with distances, contact information, and more.

As of today there are over 700 layers available with several thousand on the way. According to their blog, over 2.4 million objects are served every day to over 2 million users. Layar’s new patent pending Stream Technology allows for pretty much any location based object, place, or event to be viewed at time and location based on relevancy to users. Among the layers available are check-in services, coupons, status updates, attractions, amusement parks, gaming, and information.

For more information on the latest release, head over to the Layar blog.