What is an Augmented Reality App? How we create?

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Jay Anthony

30 November 2022 8 min read

What is an Augmented Reality App? How we create?

The market for augmented reality is expanding. According to reports, the active installed base of AR applications approached 900 million in 2019, with revenue exceeding $8 billion. By 2024, the same indicators are expected to total 2.5 billion and $60 billion, respectively. Businesses and corporates are redefining customer experience by making most out of this not so recent technology. Given its rapid success in the global business ecosystem, an increasing number of start-ups and technopreneurs are showing a strong interest in investing in this technology, particularly through AR app development. 

If you're looking for the same thing, here's an article that covers everything from the potential of the AR market to building an augmented reality app.

Before moving ahead, let’s study why we need to develop AR app and how beneficial it is for businesses.

According to recent data, there will be an estimated 1.7 billion mobile augmented reality (AR) user devices worldwide by 2024, a 1.5 billion increase from the 200 million seen in 2015. There will be an estimated 1.1 billion mobile AR user devices worldwide by 2023.

Benefits Of Building Augmented Reality Apps For Businesses

Enhancing user engagement

Improving user experience

Increasing Sales by Times

Boost the employee satisfaction rating (ESI)

Increase brand recognition and engagement

A precise idea of the intended audience

Now, How To Make An Augmented Reality App?

Creating an AR app sounds exciting and novel. When viewed as a project, it requires extensive planning, decision-making for hiring human resources, and the purchase of technological tools. And you navigate the process with thorough market research, competitor analysis, and a solid business plan.

Choose the type of augmented reality application you want to create and launch.

Make a list of the features you want to include.

Select a technology stack and establish a development strategy.

Hire an augmented reality developer and complete technical milestones.

Launch your AR product after testing the app.

Followings are the requirements that you must keep in mind for developing augmented reality application: 

1. Choose the type of augmented reality application you want to create and launch

If you are a tech start-up or in business, the type of augmented reality app you want to launch totally depends on your business requirements.

2. Make a list of the features you want to include

Here are the top 4 elements that are essential in any contemporary augmented reality digital solution: 

Integration of a map and GPS detection

Image, icon, QR code, and other marker recognition

A collection of 3D images and text elements

Visitor registration and social media sharing

3. Select a tech stack and design a development plan

The next crucial stage is selecting the best tools and technologies for your digital product once you have decided the features you want to include in your app. Keep in mind that various functionalities demand various code and support levels.

For example:

Size of your augmented reality app and intended user base

Attributes and fundamental capabilities

Your future intentions to expand your AR product or business

Your projected investment for creating an AR app

4. Work with an AR app developer and finish all technical requirements

This is your team, and they'll be there for you both during and after the development phase. You will require a smaller crew if you already have technological expertise, such as in app coding, AI programming, or AR integrations.

5. Test the augmented reality app before releasing it

The final action you must take before making your app available for download and use by your target market is this. An important step in assuring an app's success and the user experience you want to provide is to battle-test it.

Here are few most popular augmented reality app Examples For Development Inspiration

AR App How AR is used in these Apps

Sephora The app helps users find the best makeup for their skin type by scanning their faces and other facial features and letting them experiment on cosmetics like lip colors and blush.

Snapchat It's a fun camera application with filters, beauty effects, and other photo-editing capabilities that use augmented reality.

Google Lens

Google Lens is a one-stop shop for all of your travel and tourism needs. Users take photographs with their cameras, and Google Lens recognizes texts and objects. Then it provides you with specific information about those objects.

Home Depot Home Depot is an augmented reality-based interior design and online shopping app that allows users to buy home accessories, supplies, and even furniture with a virtual try-on option.

Pokémon Go It's an augmented reality game that engages players as they search for Pokémon in their real-world surroundings.

Let’s give you walk through on main components of the augmented reality app:


The hardware for augmented reality systems includes CPUs, input devices, sensors, and displays. These are actually tiny wearable devices that contain micro supercomputers. They have many different parts, including a CPU, flash memory, RAM, GPS, GPU, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, and they need a lot of processing power. 


Software has a significant impact on how augmented reality devices work. Applications based on augmented reality are developed using D'Fusion and other specialised 3D software.

Remote Server

A database for the virtual images scanned is kept up to date using a cloud or web server in addition to the software and hardware. Virtual images will be retrieved from the database and sent to the requesting application in response to requests from the augmented reality applications.


According to market data and customer acceptability, augmented reality will likely be used in the majority of spheres of our personal and professional lives, from real estate and healthcare to gaming and retail. Our in-depth guide on how to create augmented reality apps comes to a close at this point, but the possibilities for business expansion and scalability are unlimited.

And TECHVED brings its world class solutions based on AR technology to boost your business. So, if you are looking to create an AR mobile app or game or want to stand out of the crowd, give yourself a chance to be the number one. Feel free to contact us and our experts will create a true-to-life experience for your users.


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Jay Anthony

Marketing Head | TECHVED Consulting India Pvt. Ltd.

He led efforts to develop a fully integrated marketing communications plan and growing team. He is responsible for successful corporate re-brand and update of all branded assets.

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