AR apps keep surprising us with their innovative offerings. The latest addition to the AR wonder is a by car-maker Genesis that has adopted an AR app called Genesis Augmented Reality app for its 2017 G80 and G90 models. Genesis believes in innovation and evolving customers’ expectations. It has completely revamped its traditional alphabetic indices, user manual with its innovative virtual guide app by using augmented reality.
Genesis Augmented Reality app has 135 how-to videos and 25 3D-overlay images on car maintenance and usage. It will identify the various car parts when your device is pointed to them and will then automatically launch a guide for them.
The owners of these car models will be able to download the app for free from Apple App Store or Google Play Store. After installing the app on your device, you first need to select your car model.
Your AR Genesis guide comes loaded with various tools:
- The augmented reality engine too will ask you to point the camera of your device to the engine of your car, the augmented app will then detect that particular component of your car engine and will label it in real time. Tapping the icons will give you complete instructions and user manual for the selected component of your car engine.
- The next tool is the button scanner, which works on the interiors of the car. It will help you identify all the different buttons and switches. If you tap the icon for any particular button, the app will play an instructional video for your help. It will tell you the usability of the button and when you need to use it.
- The next tool is interior 360 VR. It again works on the interiors of your Genesis. It generates a 360-degree virtual reality experience of the interiors of your car.
- The exterior AR Capture enables you to take the pictures of the front or rear part of your car. It will bring to life the important exterior features.
- Instrument Cluster will acknowledge you about various mysterious warning lights, displays and indicator lights.
This innovates AR app has made the use and maintenance of your Genesis very easy. Currently, the app is available for 2017 models but is expected to be updated for coming 2018models