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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ergalthema, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. ergalthema

    ergalthema Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I didn't see a post about this yet. I just saw that Layar is now available for Droid in the Market.
     



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  2. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    Thanks! Great that it's finally here...
     
  3. Crucifier

    Crucifier Newbie

    Thanks for the heads up. Been waiting for this.
     
  4. square

    square Android Enthusiast

    cool...something new to play with!
     
  5. Steveindajeep

    Steveindajeep Lurker

    kickazz, thanks
     
  6. may2700

    may2700 Well-Known Member

    what does it do?
     
  7. syntrix

    syntrix Android Expert

    Works great so far!!
     
  8. syntrix

    syntrix Android Expert

    Lots of really cool things!

    Layar
     
  9. esocid

    esocid Well-Known Member

    I've been waiting for it. Just opened the Market a couple hours ago, and there it is in the featured apps, to my surprise. There's nothing around me to test it out, but I'll get to that tomorrow.

    It's another Augmented Reality app. Meaning, it uses the cool features of the Droid, compass, camera, etc., and overlays various "Layars" which display their respective info over the camera view. Wikipedia, Layar/Google, didn't look at the other ones it had available.

    Best AR app I've used so far is Goggles. So freaking cool, and works like a charm.
     
  10. pilotcharles747

    pilotcharles747 Well-Known Member

    yeah just downloaded the app but can i get so more info bout how to use it.
     
  11. esocid

    esocid Well-Known Member

    The layers need a better description, but basically you go somewhere and choose a layer, such as wikipedia or tweet one. Hold the phone up so you see an overlay on your view and depending where you are, there will be a visual tag of a landmark, or a geotagged twitter post. Another one would be, hey where is this place? Use the Layar search or yellowpages, type in a name or category, it'll overlay those positions. I'd expect some cooler ones to be developed. I read about one which will show what new buildings will look like, or even historic cities/landscapes looked like.
     
  12. sooper_droid12

    sooper_droid12 Android Expert

    QR Code anyone?
     
  13. Roroco

    Roroco Well-Known Member

  14. atlien003

    atlien003 Lurker

    i think its been out for droid since monday thats when I got my hands on it. but anyway really glad it came to droid.
     
  15. ergalthema

    ergalthema Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Original post was on Friday, Dec 4th. That's when Layar was released for Droid.
     
  16. sooper_droid12

    sooper_droid12 Android Expert

    Layar 3.0 QR for those who don't want to search, like me :)
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