Using Mobile Applications for Augmented Reality Art Buying
23 Aug 2017

One of our clients was looking to create a new business model of selling digital art using an augmented reality art mobile app solution. They identified that the biggest roadblock to selling digital art was that a customer often returned the art piece because it didn’t look right in their home or place of business. We developed the Art for Places and Spaces AFPAS application which allows customers to explore how a certain piece of artwork looks in the intended room before buying it. Watch the following video to learn more technical details augmented reality art buying works. (more…)...

Why guess? Learn how augmented reality with 3D objects allows you to try before you buy!
17 Mar 2017

Have you ever asked yourself, wouldn’t it be cool if I had a smartphone application that would show me how a piece of equipment will look on my shop floor before buying? We’re proud to introduce you to an augmented reality iOS application developed by DB Best. This application displays a selected 3D model of production equipment on the screen of iPhone or iPad, adding it to the live camera picture. So, you can explore, how the machinery will fit into your production facilities after the installation. Also, you can discover the selected production equipment in details by zooming and rotating the model on the screen of your smartpho...

Now is the time to consider augmented reality applications
16 Jan 2017

Mobile applications industry delivers good news: augmented reality (AR), voice control, virtual reality (VR) and other amazing technologies become more and more popular. More importantly, modern smartphones have enough power to process the graphics for AR and VR. You can simply insert your smartphone into an affordable VR headset in order to dive into virtual reality. So, the most part of smartphone users now can access this variety of modern breathtaking technologies. Moreover, these technologies are not expensive and they do not require extra power from a mobile device. To see how the DB Best powered AR & VR application works, pleas...

Innovation in Loyalty Programs: Augmented Reality Mobile Application for Discount Offers
10 Nov 2016

People enjoy the money-saving rewards of discount offers. On top of that, people enjoy the fun of playing games. With Reward Hunter from the DB Best app development team, mobile phone users can get the best of both worlds. At DB Best, we’ve combined these two activities into one augmented reality mobile application that can engage users and help you grow your business. This fun new application, called Reward Hunter, comes in an “out of the box” version for use on either iOS or Android mobile phones. Reward Hunter can also be customized for your business, for a unique user experience to help build your company̵...

Augmented reality in applications
13 Jan 2016

Are you interested in implementing augmented reality in your app and weighing the pros and cons? Today, we will look at how beneficial it could be to add this technology to your existing or future apps and if it’s worth it. Augmented reality (AR) blurs the line between virtual and real environments—it is a technology designed to enrich the user’s perception of the real world with virtual and digital information. Current and future prospects of AR To comprehend how relevant this technology is in our lives, let’s take a short look at how it fared in the past. While the term was suggested decades ago, the public interest for the technolo...

Case Study: Augmented Reality Development for iOS
26 Jul 2012

If you’re familiar with Google’s ‘Project Glass’, The Layar app and Sherlock (TV series), you already know what Augmented Reality is and how cool it looks, especially on mobile devices. Being a part of a parent concept called Mediated Reality, Augmented Reality is a view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by a computer-generated sensory input – graphics, video sound, or GPS data.” In this video, we’d like to showcase three core technologies we used while developing the iOS app for a client: OpenCV – aka Open Source Computer Vision Library, a neat library of programming functions main...