How much would it cost to build a mobile AR Wayfinding App for indoor navigation?

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.

It’s all about User Experience!

“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.


Who should be thinking of building AR based Indoor Navigation Systems?

  • Shopping Mall Owners

  • Architects & Builders

  • Offices & Property Management Companies

  • Hotels & Resorts

  • Hospital Owners

  • Universities

  • Government Authorities for Transport

  • Theme Park Owners

  • Museum Administration

  • National Library Management

  • Walking Tour Guides

  • Stadium & Arena Management

AR Wayfinding App can be used for following Business Applications:

smart route navigation
AR based Wayfinding app for smart route navigation
high-tech navigation
AR based Wayfinding app for hospitals to provide high-tech navigation system
event and exhibition
AR based Wayfinding app for museums, event and exhibition
increase efficiency
AR based Wayfinding app for offices and corporate conferences to increase efficiency
Airports and Railway Stations
AR based Wayfinding app for Airports and Railway Stations
staff-student experience
AR based Wayfinding app for University Campus to enhance staff-student experience
enhancing guest experience
AR based Wayfinding app for Big Hotels and Resorts for enhancing guest experience
maintenance & security
AR based Wayfinding app for Smart building navigation, maintenance & security

Core Modules in AR Wayfinding App

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.

Users Admin Dashboard
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
Voice Navigation
Interactive display
Cost of Mobile AR Wayfinding App $12000-$15000 for Mobile App (Android + iOS) + Web Admin

Add-On Features for AR Wayfinding App:

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

Resource Team for AR Wayfinding Mobile App:

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:

  • 1 UI/UX Designer
  • 1 ARKit Developer
  • 1 iOS Developer
  • 1 QA Engineer
  • 1 Project Manager

Technology Stack We use to develop

Fabric iOS
Fabric iOS
Android Studio
Android Studio
Google Analytics
Google Analytics
Google API
Google API
MEAN Stack
MEAN Stack
ARCore Android
Google Webmasters
Google Webmasters
swift iOS
swift iOS

Why choose Let’s Nurture for AR Wayfinding App Development?

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.


Come and join the revolution aided by Augmented Reality (AR) based Wayfinding apps and upgrade the infrastructure of your commercial entity by installing state-of-the-art indoor navigation applications.

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You cannot run your app or use IndoorAtlas app without Internet connection. Newest SDK can handle a situation when the network breaks for a while, but the accuracy decreases the longer you stay offline.
Yes, it is possible to map any place outdoors but not recommended as we have GPS and iBeacons who can work perfectly outdoors and can be developed in a very less time with better accuracy.
Yes, it is possible to integrate Voice assistant technology with AR based indoor navigation apps using Google Assistant and Siri.
Yes, we can help to create custom floor mapping using latitude, longitude and altitude for automated floor plan detection on Android and iOS smartphones.

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