WAM - World Around Me Lite

WAM - World Around Me Lite


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World Around Me - WAM - is the perfect tool for travelers, tourists or locals who want to know everything about what’s around them.

Discover places just by pointing your phone around you, and feel at home in any location in the world! Let WAM lead you on an exciting journey to the places around you.

WAM is recommended by:
* BBC Click
* National Geographic Traveller – Rated as a Top Traveler App
* The Guardian

Launch WAM and point the phone around you to start getting all kinds of useful information!

Here are just some of the places that WAM will identify, locate and show reviews for:
- Restaurants | Bars | Cafes
- Banks | ATMs
- Movie Theaters
- Museums | Art Galleries
- Parks
- Gas Stations
- Subway Stations | Train Stations | Bus Stops | Taxi Stands | Airports
- Hospitals | Dental Clinics
- Pharmacies
- Gyms | Spas
- Hotels
- Shopping malls | Grocers | Clothing Stores
- Book Stores | Shoe Stores
- Churches | Mosques | Synagogues | Temples

WAM combines cutting edge Augmented Reality technology with a seamless, fluid interface that adds useful and exciting information to all the places around you. It is a new perspective (city lens), for you to explore places around you.

With WAM, you can:
1. Search for 9 main categories of places and 31 subcategories with just one tap.
2. Tap and Speak to start WAMming – Discover places by talking, to find what you need.
3. Get super useful info such as: WiFi availability, accepts credit cards, takes reservations, has outdoor seating.
4. Check out user reviews, directions, phone numbers, opening hours, price tier, photos and more.
5. Choose between AR, list and map views to navigate.
6. Rank places around you by distance or importance.
7. Talk in your language! English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Turkish, Russian, Polish, Dutch, Thai, Indonesian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew, Greek, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish and more to come.
8. Get the real time distance to a point of interest. WAM tells you how near you are to a place even as you make your way towards it.

People in over 200 countries are already WAMming! Are you?

Note: To get accurate locations it is preferable to be outdoors, under the sky, with active GPS settings. All the places information is sourced from 'Google Places'.

Tags: world around me vs world around me lite apps, wam-a-lite.

Recently changed in this version

-Version 2.9
* UI improvements in Profile and Login Section
* Added Google+ login (New permissions - GET ACCOUNTS and USE CREDENTIALS are for Google+ login)
* You can update the places you've added before they get into the moderation queue
* Bug fixes

-Version 2.8
* Login into WAM and see the status of places you've added

Comments and ratings for WAM - World Around Me Lite
  • (70 stars)

    by Heidi Gruver on 17/05/2015

    Great stuff

  • (70 stars)

    by Zikrulla S on 15/05/2015


  • (70 stars)

    by Manik Roy on 12/05/2015

    Lovely app

  • (70 stars)

    by Jay T on 08/05/2015

    App times out prior to satellite acquisition... HTC One m7

  • (70 stars)

    by Shankar Ramany on 08/05/2015

    Good app for real time maps...

  • (70 stars)

    by Ajay Yadav on 08/05/2015

    This app is awesome and please more improve

  • (70 stars)

    by Evan Cottrell on 03/05/2015

    Really cool app I definitely recommend

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