By 2022, 25% of uses of a navigation application will include an indoor element as these systems become widely available and consumers get used to their benefits- estimates Deloitte.
“You’ve got to start with the customer (user) experience and work back toward the technology- not the other way around.”- Steve Jobs
Emergence of Augmented Reality (AR) technology has been used extensively in video games and infotainment based concept demos. Commercial usages of AR based mobile applications is on the rise for enhancing user experience while adding value to product/ business. Given its tremendous potential, it is now possible to build AR powered indoor navigation system through these intuitive and interactive digital mapping solutions.
A Wayfinding app using Augmented Reality (AR), can be a blessing for those who are visually impaired through AR based sign reading assistants. Let’s Nurture, an award winning AR applications development company in India, USA, Canada, Australia and Singapore, has the expertise in wayfinding app development based on indoor navigation leveraging AR, GPS, BLE/ iBeacon and custom mobile app development technologies.
Wayfinding app can be used in a number of industries and specific domains where route tracking and navigation need to be precise and interactive. An unparalleled, inclusive and consistent navigation experience while exploring or searching something is what multiple business domains are focusing on right now. Integration of AR with mobile development and other technologies can provide highly informative, robust, user-friendly and scalable navigation system for wayfinding.
Shopping Mall Owners
Architects & Builders
Offices & Property Management Companies
Hotels & Resorts
Government Authorities for Transport
Theme Park Owners
National Library Management
Walking Tour Guides
Stadium & Arena Management
The wayfinding indoor mapping platform can be integrated to any existing Android or iOS mobile app. For a related search query about a location, the wayfinding app will show the route to destination along with other details, like distance and direction, with AR mapping experience on mobile camera screen using ARKit.
Hire AR developers at Let’s Nurture, who are experts in developing AR based wayfinding navigation system using ARKit, GPS tracking system and open source libraries to build indoor maps. Our AR development team is well versed in integrating indoor maps with outdoor maps using Google API.
The basic features with which any AR wayfinding app for indoor navigation can be built are Positioning, Mapping, Routing, Analytics and Admin capabilities. There can be lot of features that will be used by the end users.
The total cost to build a mobile AR wayfinding app for indoor navigation would be in the range of $12K-$15K. Let us have a look at the bifurcation of the core modules inclusive of feature listing.
|Features||Registration & Subscription||Login|
|Search Destinations||Users Management|
|Create & view routes||Subscription Management|
|Multi-location Navigation||Route Management|
|AR based navigation||Multi-location Management|
|Push Notifications||Content Management System|
|AR SDK implementation||Push Notification Management|
|Cost of Mobile AR Wayfinding App||$12000-$15000 for Mobile App (Android + iOS) + Web Admin|
|User Type||End Users||Admin|
|Features||Voice Navigation for visually impaired||Predictive Analytics|
|Coupons/Rewards||Manage Coupons/ Rewards|
|Proximity marketing||Audio & Video guided tours|
|Language localization for text and voice commands|
Subscription model/ in-app purchase for advanced features on locations and tracking.
Advance features can be availed through in-app purchase where users will make payments.
Partnering with local brands for their promotion through location based marketing determining user’s location.
Our expert AR development team will develop a custom AR wayfinding app which will be a tool to find their ways inside larger facilities. For corporates, our AR based indoor navigation mobile app solution will be a great tool to enhance productivity and working experience of employees. We can take this AR wayfinding solution to the next level by implementing analytics tool to study behaviour using system data
The resource team to develop an AR based wayfinding system will comprise of:
Let’s Nurture is an ISO 9001:2015 certified AR application development company with unparalleled expertise in working with design and development of indoor navigation systems. Our experienced mobile app development team is well versed in working with outdoor and indoor positioning systems delivering best-in-class navigation apps for commercial use. We also offer maintenance and support services for app upgrade services.
Following are the advantages you can have by hiring AR app developers:
Robust & Scalable Platform: The AR based wayfinding applications we develop are robust and scalable. Admin will be able to add new destination through multi-location management feature.
Multi-platform Compatibility: Hire dedicated AR developers who are experts in developing custom AR solutions which can work on both, Android and iOS platforms.
ARKit2 SDK Integration: We develop indoor navigation system using AR which is smooth in transition while working with Google APIs, when a user enters or exits indoors.
Affordable indoor maps with high quality: Using technologies like AR, AI and ML- we deliver interactive indoor mapping solutions, an upgrade to just manually designed indoor maps.