A few day ago, Presselite released a new iPhone application which could please a lot of you. Presselite is a English company which imagines application for iPhone and ipod. Its flagship applications are « Metro Paris », « London Tube », « London bus », « Tokyo Metro » and a lot more.
PresseLite’s just release its last « Metro Paris » version of the application. This application has option which would please a lot of you : the augmented reality.
What is the augmented reality? It is a field of computer research which deals with the combination of real-world and computer-generated data (virtual reality), where computer graphics objects are blended into real footage in real time.
With this brand new version, you use your numeric mobile camera and its GPS chip to get information about subways, bus or restaurant, coffee shop (main interests you chose first before using it) around you.
Then, a compass will indicate the way to follow to reach the destination you chose.
This application is for those you often lose their way ! Its price is 0.79€ on the Appl Store.
Reference : www.mobinaute.com