Update: Wikitude v6.0.11 With Landscape Mode Support and More!

September 26, 2011 | By | 1 Comment


Wikitude updated to version 6.0.11 and contains a bug fix for contacts, landscape mode support for the Torch, and location update is more accurate when moving in the cam mode. Wikitude World Browser brings Augmented Reality to your BlackBerry and allows you to see what’s out in your world.

The features with the new update are listed in the screenshot above. Wikitude World Browser has teh following features:

  • Find events, tweets, Wikipedia articles, ATMs, restaurants, user reviews and much more around you
  • Interact with your BBM contacts and discover new BBM users around you as you have never done before.
  • Experience places near you in augmented reality or show them on a map or list view
  • ?Browse more than 150 million places and interactive content from more than 1,000 content providers or so called “Worlds”
  • ?Explore and identify places and objects near by
  • Search for specific places, for example “thai restaurant”
  • Find mobile coupons and discounts for stores and shops near you
The description is as follows:
?Search through lots of exciting content and points of interest from Wikipedia, Youtube, Twitter, Flickr, Starbucks and thousands more. Use Wikitude to browse through what’s around you or to specifically search for places you are interested in. Craving sushi? Just type “sushi” into Wikitude’s search box, hold up your phone and see all the sushi restaurants around you. Looking for special offers near your home or nearest shopping centre? Simply view all the augmented reality mobile coupons to get up to 50% off ! You can even create your own places in augmented reality, for example your favourite bar, restaurant or meeting point. Go to www.wikitude.me and drop markers on a map to create your own place or hundreds of places. Hit the upload button and a few seconds later your personal places will be visible in the Wikitude.me World on your mobile.
I love Wikitude, it gives a different way to view things using your phone’s camera, and it’s another one of those BBM integrated apps which I’ve really been taking to. Wikitude World Browser is free and available in BlackBerry App World. Download it today and see what new surprises are waiting to be discovered!

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