Italian startup Augmented.City has reached out to both the US President Donald Trump and Democrat Joseph Biden an offer to use augmented reality features in the upcoming election campaigns.
This startup was born in Italy; the Team has developed free applications for creating and displaying augmented reality layers. Users of any mobile device supporting AR can freely scan any objects and add any markers and signs, which will be visible to anyone with an AR device in hand.
Nowadays Augmented Reality is already supported by giants – Google and Apple. The company from Cupertino is also planning to release its’ own special glasses with AR support, the team claims this will AR widespread and extremely popular. Italian developers are absolutely sure that AR can become a magic wand helping businesses to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic, and providing complete freedom of speech to regular users.
Augmented.City apps allow users to create and place virtual labels announcements or signs right on the walls of any building. This is a brand new way for people to freely share their opinions and thoughts or express themselves without any moderation or censorship.
In their message to US politicians Augmented.City Team emphasizes that that AR technology provides new modern means of communication with voters. Augmented reality might become a powerful alternative to social networks and revolutionize classic media.
“Using AR in the election campaign makes opens a new way of communication with the voters and provides an unlimited board for people’s opinions. Augmented reality allows you to put up creative messages, lead discussions linked to certain areas or objects on the map. More importantly, censorship, influence of political parties or media just do not exist in AR. Augmented reality is open to any thoughts or political views,” said Augmented.City developers.