World Around Me - WAM - Places

World Around Me - WAM - Places

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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. WAM shows place names, ratings and distance in a seamless and intuitive AR view. One more tap and you get to access detailed reviews, opening hours, directions and contact details.

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 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?

How do I start WAMming?
1. Launch WAM and hold the phone up to your eye level, pointing the camera at the surroundings you want to explore
2. Choose what you’d like to do: Eat & Drink, Enjoy, Fuel, Move, Health, Shop, Pray, Money, Stay
3. See the world around you come to life - all of the places in that category pop up as overlays on your phone, along with distances, contact details and reviews.
4. Go forth and explore!

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 2.7.2
* Bug Fixes

- 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
* Bug Fixes and Improvements

- Version 2.6.5
* Faster Navigation, now switch easily between camera, list and map views
* Set a default view to show place results from settings

- Version 2.6
* Voice search
* Portuguese (Brazil & Portugal) and German languages
* Reviews now have dates
* Added help

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

    by Sutaurus Henry on 07/03/2014

    A little slow but app is nice.

  • (70 stars)

    by Leslie Eveson on 02/03/2014

  • (70 stars)

    by Giovanni Makaveli on 02/03/2014

    Recommend This Too Everyone Who Travelling Too a Foreign Land.

  • (70 stars)

    by Nikhil Wadhwa on 01/03/2014

    App -_-

  • (70 stars)

    by Lee Douglas on 01/03/2014

    Great app, it's very accurate to what's around you and what distance it is, I don't know it well enough to give it full marks yet.

  • (70 stars)

    by John Douglas on 01/03/2014

    Very good love the simple way it works if only everything in life's technology was so easy

  • (70 stars)

    by Paul Barrett on 01/03/2014

    Very good app even I can find cool places keep up the great work