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Augmented Reality
Use Cases 2021

Matthias Hamann
Dani Schenker
Maximilian Rudolph

As AR enthusiasts, we've put together an overview of current use cases and trends in Augmented Reality sorted by industry. Whether you want to be inspired or are looking for concrete ideas to improve your product or marketing, this collection will certainly help. Let us know if you have any feedback and please share.

Game being played with an AR live interactive filter
https://www.jerzypilch.com/

Live Interactive Filters

Building instructions are given by an AR App on a tablet
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G0-lMqlRIs

User Manual

http://www.stadtplanungsmodell.de/portfolio-posts/augmented-reality/

Real Estate

AR City Tour with sightseeing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbebFgfP2pA

City Guide

Tabletop Game that benefits from the visualization capabilities of AR
https://www.tiltfive.com/
https://www.reddit.com/r/augmentedreality/comments/lf7ifm/ar_companion_app_for_sherlock_holmes_boardgame/

Tabletop Games

https://www.reddit.com/r/AdobeAero/comments/k9f5f0/quick_ar_experiment_i_did_recently_in_aero/

Design

Fitness being made accesible via smartphone by AR
https://www.trendhunter.com/protrends/ar-fitness
https://arpost.co/2019/01/14/augmented-fitness-can-augmented-reality-make-more-people-exercise/

Fitness

Building a 3D Model in Augmented Reality
https://www.mt.inf.tu-dresden.de/research/research-projects/designar-immersive-3d-modeling/

3D Modeling

An Augmented Reality art installation that benefits from the technology
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMv92DpcgfI

Museum Guide

Augmented Reality Wine Bottle that display important information
https://winerytale.com/

Packaging

Augmented Reality helping customers in restaurants
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2K052WwzpM

Food Industry

Black Lives Matter lettering displayed by AR
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYxmQfJ-RwA

Protests

IKEA Place using AR to place a seat in a room
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UudV1VdFtuQ

Interior Design

https://www.carlosrodrigz.com/onboarding-ar

Employee Onboarding

A worker utilizing AR for quality checks and safety
https://www.igd.fraunhofer.de/presse/aktuelles/qualitaetscheck-mit-augmented-reality

Real-Time Quality Checks

Molecule being displayed with the help of AR technology
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi3h18wJJiI

Chemistry

A ship is being steered with AR control systems
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5n6cIagmo4
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405535216300183

Nautical Navigation

A frontyard designed with AR technology
https://www.iscapeit.com/

Landscape Design

Users finding their cars with the help of Augmented Reality
https://www.augmentedworks.com/find-you-car-with-ar/

Car Parking

Convenient taking of measurements through an AR app
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7DYC_zbZCM

Measuring Tape

A speaker utilizes AR technology for visualization
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0Q8f3waxeM

Presentation Software

Kitchen appliances are supporte by AR technology
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2KOkum91dA

Domestic Appliances

AR technology navigating drivers to their destination
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cW975BidjLA&feature=emb_title

Navigation Systems

AR app providing Phobia Exposure Therapy
http://tarnogol.com/phobosAR/

Phobia Exposure Therapy

Performing surgery, assisted by AR
https://orthostreams.com/2018/09/the-1st-augmented-reality-spine-surgeries-are-carried-out-by-israeli-startup-augmedics/

Surgery View

AR Business Card through mobile application
https://augmentop.com/

Business Cards

Social interaction through AR technology
https://www.magicleap.com/en-us/news/product-updates/connect-with-friends-with-avatar-chat

Social Media

Augmented Reality 3D Preview on Jack Daniels bottle
https://www.wikitude.com/showcase/the-jack-daniels-ar-experience/

3D Previews

AR technology is being used in an industry application
https://www.press.bmwgroup.com/deutschland/article/detail/T0291763DE/berufsausbildung-4-0-%E2%80%93-azubis-auf-dem-weg-in-die-zukunft

Combined AR and VR for Training

A worker wears AR Goggles while receiving help from a coworker
https://news.microsoft.com/de-de/microsoft-hololens-2/hololens2_remoteassist_woman/

Remote Assistance

Employee navigating a warehouse with the help of an AR app
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CfxMQEj4Mg

Warehouse Organisation

Real-Time fluid simulation with AR
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C16XjUX1W14&list=PLOupiHHdKWyy1cC8UjqXSG_QrQ0SGJxMl&index=18

Simulations

The assessment of a construction site using AR technology
https://www.geopogoar.com/

Construction

Building being previewed to a customer through an AR App
https://twitter.com/arkiapp

Architecture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NC3RNTZugJY

Car Design

Demonstration of an outdoor Augmented Reality experience using smartphone technology
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PAdSot3urY
https://patchedreality.com/

Outdoor Games

https://elements.envato.com/de/artist-painting-SJHTPZT

Artist Explains

Looking at a virtual Anatomy Model through AR-Goggles
https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/13/medivis-has-launched-its-augmented-reality-platform-for-surgical-planning/

Anatomy Model

Sneaker Store benefiting from Augmented Reality technology
https://obsessar.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DwpL6tS6N8

Retail

A product being visualised through AR as a 3D model
https://arrayapp.io/
https://medium.com/shopify-vr/10-shopify-stores-you-can-browse-in-augmented-reality-today-2c541f71c51a

Sales

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