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 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'.

Tags: world around me.

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


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  • (72 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!

  • (72 stars)

    by Paul Kate on 08/10/2014

    Very handy app. Please add emergency to. Thanks

  • (72 stars)

    by carl plumber on 03/08/2014

    Awesome, reall good when I'm a little lost too & can't find the correct store I'm looking for in a huge shopping mall. :0)

  • (72 stars)

    by Savior Mwambwa on 02/08/2014

    Great app that actually works!

  • (72 stars)

    by Mario Donoso on 02/08/2014

    Excellent augmented reality app

  • (72 stars)

    by Shane Davies on 23/07/2014

    I think they're done a very good job. The only category that is missing is education although you can search within the app.

  • (72 stars)

    by Syed Fayum on 05/06/2014

    Good app