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 and Hebrew 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'.

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Recently changed in this version

- Version 2.7.5
* Added Arabic and Hebrew
* Bug fixes and minor improvements

- Version 2.7.4
* WAM has now learnt Turkish, Russian, Polish, Dutch, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Thai, Indonesian, Japanese and Korean

- Version 2.7.3.1
* WAM has now learnt Italian and French!

- Version 2.7
* Place distances on camera and list change as you walk towards a place
* Now see where the place is located on a map in Place Details
* Improved Help


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

    by Rahul V. Pathare on 19/10/2014

    Fairly accurate locations

  • (70 stars)

    by Bernardo Pointis on 18/10/2014

    Looks like it's going to be very helpful

  • (70 stars)

    by Cierra Johnson on 18/10/2014

    Very helpful app. If only it told you the bus number when showing the bus stops other than that its perfect.

  • (70 stars)

    by Danielle S on 18/10/2014

    Love this app!

  • (70 stars)

    by Janet Ramirez on 18/10/2014

    Awesome. Just awesome

  • (70 stars)

    by Tony Abbott on 18/10/2014

    Great app it works brilliantly

  • (70 stars)

    by Kali Eskrima on 18/10/2014

    It would be nice to expand the radius. Thank you