Looksee AR for Orlando and Central Florida, USA, is an Augmented Reality (AR) viewer used to find places of interest from close up to 10km away directly within your phone's camera view and add fun, knowledge and interest to your adventures and tours.
Ideal for both tourists and locals wishing to explore and find out more about their surroundings and beyond: whether by foot, bicycle,car, taxi or Uber!
It's simple to use - you just point and go! It includes a choice of Map or Satellite Image in view and a Search function to help locate things.
Once downloaded no wi-fi or cellular network is necessary, so you can use when out and about in Orlando, even when there is no or poor signal coverage.
This version, for Orlando and Central Florida, locates places north of Tampa and South of Gainesville. In fact the area covered encompasses a rectangle stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic at Hwy-1 from a north-westerly point at Cedar Key to south-easterly at Melbourne. This is an area of over 32,000 sq miles (83,000 km2).
All towns and districts within the region are covered including: Cocoa, Daytona Beach, Deltona, Kissimmee, Melbourne, Ocala, Orlando, Palm Harbor, Sanford, St Cloud, Spring Hill and Titusville.
In fact there are around 10,000 places of interest viewable within the App including Orlando Theme Parks, Cocoa Beach, Green Swamp Preserve and Chassahowitzka Wildlife Refuge.
Categories that can be viewed and selected include Tourist Attractions, Hills, Lakes, Parks & Woodlands, Cities, Towns, Suburban Areas, Villages & Hamlets, Cafes, Restaurants, Cafes, Airports, Train & Major Bus Stations, Municipal Buildings, Places of Worship, Historic Sites and Museums & Arts.
Some of the helpful Looksee features include:
- Interactive objects (that you can touch for more information on them)
- Magic EYE (to declutter the visuals and select only objects within)
- Satellite or Map image in view (can select which or disable completely)
- Search menu (with on-screen directional arrow and indicator graphics)
- Filters menu (using which the categories of points of interest you wish to display can be easily filtered out or selected)
- Distance slider (for an interactive depth of view filter up to 10km)
- Zoom (using an on screen pinch to zoom gesture)
- Snap-shot camera (for annotating your photos)
- Video recorder for saving and sharing interesting places on social media (accessed by holding the camera icon for 1 second)
- Radar view of everything around you on map (hold face down)
So please enjoy adding interest to your Orlando, Florida, USA outdoor adventures!
As seen at AWE USA 2019