5 cool ways AR is serving people

Posted by ConfigWise Team on Jul 16, 2020 9:20:00 AM

In Retail, Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality (AR) is becoming one of the key drivers of the tech economy. According to some estimates the market of AR is expected to grow with 46,6% from 2019 to 2024. As per recent data, by 2023 there will be an estimated 2.4 billion mobile augmented reality (AR) users worldwide. AR will add value to almost all kinds of industries. That's why we want to show you 5 cool ways AR is being used in different industries.


For a lot of tourists gaining more information about popular sights was mainly provided by tour operators or through books. With the usage of AR, tourists can get a better experience while visiting sights. This can be done trough a virtual  by  walkabout of the sight with more information about the sight and what they are seeing.  


For transportation AR is a valuable asset.  As an example we will look at the Gatwick Airport app, they provide passengers with a map to navigate through the airport more efficiently. The two terminals are provided with 2000 beacons that improve the traffic flow in the airport and the app contains an interactive map for travellers to learn more about all the facilities at the airport.

Repair & Maintenance

AR is a very useful tool for repair and maintenance of complex equipment. Bosch car services train their mechanic's with AR to simulate various assignments. Also the car brand Lamborghini uses AR, they provide their mechanic's with valuable information to repair cars more efficiently. 


In a lot of healthcare area's AR is a very useful tool to boost the effectiveness of the industry. AR is being used to operate MRI equipment or to perform complex surgeries. Also AR is being used to boost the medical training of students, by teaching them about the human body by using AR.


AR also creates a lot of opportunities for the art industry. AR can be used to increase the experience of art to show viewers more information about the paintings or other pieces of art. But it can also be used for sellers of art to hang a painting in the living room of a potential buyer to look if it fits the room. 

These 5 examples shows AR is a valuable asset for a lot of industries to make the industry more efficient and it is very useful to create a better experience for their users. If you are interested in implementing AR in your company feel free to contact us.