We live in a time when to get things done all you need to carry is your smart phone or a smart device. These smart devices are getting so smart that now you can get an app for everything. In this article we are going to discuss about how to measure anything using your smart phone camera. Now you can use your smart phone as a virtual ruler!
“Measure" is an app released by google that runs with the help of augmented reality and helps you measure the things around you using your smart phone. So if you forgot your measuring tape at home and want to measure things roughly. This app has you covered.
Now to run this app you need to have a smart phone that supports augmented reality. As it is a matter of hardware, so you cannot install any software for it. So to check it you can see the specifications of your smart phone model.
What is AR?
AR (augmented reality) is a feature that uses your phone’s camera and adds extra digital graphics on the environment viewed in your camera. Like in the case of “measure" it allows a measuring scale to appear on your screen (which is an additional digital graphic) when you view the items around you in your camera and makes these extra digital graphic appear like they are a part of your environment.
Installing and using Measure app
After checking for Augmented Reality on your phone, you need to download two apps from Google Play store.