World Around Me (WAM) : Places
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***Rated as One of the Best Local Guide Apps by National Geographic Traveller***
***Featured in Business Guardian***
Explore the world around you through your phone's camera, with “World Around Me” (WAM), a location based Augmented Reality app that simplifies places search worldwide with visualization.
WAM allows you to look for restaurants, banks & atms, bars & pubs, cafes, clothing stores, doctors, gas stations, grocery stores, hotels, movie theaters, museums, parks, pharmacies and subway/metro stations with just one tap. You can also search local places for "Thai food", "pizza", "car rental", "gift shop". If you are looking for something specific or anything that comes to your mind then “Just WAM It”.
WAM presents these places in an Augmented Reality(AR) view with billboards floating in the direction of the place, along with their ratings and distance from the user. Just point your phone in any direction and discover all the places of interest in that direction. Tapping on a billboard leads to a detailed description of the place along with useful links, contact number, address, user reviews and directions to that place.
1. Find 14 categories of places around you with just one tap.
2. Find local places for “spa”, “coffee”, “mall” or anything else.
3. Find places through the device’s camera by pointing your phone in any direction.
4. Get Place details like phone number, address, directions, opening hours, price index, website, photos, ratings and reviews by the users.
5. Provides the traditional options of list and map views for dense information that is more amenable to such navigation.
6. Switch distance units between Miles and Kilometers.
7. Go into Settings to get places ranked by distance or prominence.
8. Supports English and Spanish.
Searching for places to eat? Just tap on Restaurants or search for the cuisine to find all the restaurants nearby. You can easily make a phone call to get a reservation at a restaurant or bar or check the website to get the latest information about the movies playing in the theaters. Ever worry about running out of fuel or cash? Not anymore! Find the nearest Gas Station or ATM in seconds with WAM.
WAM has users in over 140 countries in the world. Whether you're in London, New York, Milan, Tokyo, Paris, New Delhi, Moscow, Miami, Sydney, Rome, Chicago, Munich, Madrid, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Singapore, Vienna, San Francisco or in any other city in the world, WAM will be your local guide and travel partner.
In the app's settings you can change the number of places of interest displayed on screen. You can view places ranked by their prominence or distance. You can also vary the distance from 100 meters to 50 kilometers depending on the place you want to look for.
Make your phone/tablet a city lens or a street lens depending on your need. With WAM, you'll have the power of Superman's X-Ray Vision in your phone. See through the walls of your homes and offices and explore all the fun places around you.
Enjoy exploring the world around you with 'World Around Me'.
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'. We only use your location to get the search results.
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* Added Photos and Opening Hours for Places
* Added ATMs - Banks Category is now Banks & ATMs
* Added Spanish Language
* Reduced Permissions
* Performance Optimizations and Bug Fixes