ReFocus Labs just launched ARKick for BlackBerry 10. ARKick is the world’s first contextual Augmented Reality app. It helps users find the best places around them using factors like weather, time, temperature and also popular personalized places through facebook and foursquare. Apart from showing places the user can get information like time to reach the place, directions in a map view, an option to call, ratings and other essential information. ARKick is now available on BlackBerry 10 forRs. 150 and will be coming to iOS and Android in the coming months.
ARKick updated, adds various upgrades and fixes
Pune, India (August 14th, 2013) – Today ReFocus Labs launches an update for ARKick; a leading contextual augmented reality app for the BlackBerry® 10 platform. Version 1.1 brings various upgrades and fixes according to feedback from users. It provides BlackBerry 10 customers with information pertaining to relevant places using contextual filters in an Augmented Reality view.
New in version 1.1:
Sidekick Engine upgraded to version 1.0.1 with more detailed contextual filters for better recommendations in Sidekick Mode.
More responsive UI.
Added miles/kilometers unit inter-conversion.
Added default radius input.
Enhanced info page for the Points of Interest.
Slight battery consumption optimization.
Increased map area.
Minor bug fixes.
ARKick helps users find the best places around them using contextual factors like weather, time, temperature and popular personalized places through social networks.
Also do check out the video; A day with ARKick: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijfxD5Kjuh0
Currently exclusive to BlackBerry 10, ARKick will also be coming to iOS & Android in October.