WAM - World Around Me

WAM - World Around Me


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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.

This Pro version of WAM has got more hi-quality photos (compared to WAM Lite) of the places that you can discover, and is entirely ad-free!

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.

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
  • (74 stars)

    by Graham Miles on 20/01/2015

    This app is absolutely excellent. A work of genius. Thank you very much.

  • (74 stars)

    by Aleksandar Yordanov on 21/11/2014

    Really great app! Nice design and features and, unlike other similar apps that I've tried , supports Cyrillic characters.

  • (74 stars)

    by Elizabeth Stevenson on 15/11/2014

    Very good. Thumbs up

  • (74 stars)

    by Kambiz Malekpour on 14/11/2014

    This app is very useful when you are directionally challenged and works really well as described.

  • (74 stars)

    by Kamal Bakhsh on 30/10/2014

    Good application

  • (74 stars)

    by Bharath Iyer on 17/10/2014

    While this is just an implementation of wikitude, the UI makes the app worth the $0.99 on the paid app. Love it!

  • (74 stars)

    by Paul Kate on 08/10/2014

    Very handy app. Please add emergency to. Thanks

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