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Augmented Reality Services

Augmented reality app development focuses on 3D model design and implementation of the algorithms, responsible for overlaying the scene in the device’s camera lens with virtual content. With 27 years of experience in 3D modeling and 17 years in AR, ScienceSoft develops high-end AR software.

Augmented Reality App Development Company - ScienceSoft
Augmented Reality App Development Company - ScienceSoft

Why Choose ScienceSoft for AR Development

  • 34 years in IT, 27 years in 3D modeling, 17 years in AR software development.
  • 750+ IT professionals on boards, 3,600+ success stories.
  • Experience in 30+ industries and a variety of AR use cases.
  • ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certifications proving our dedication to high service quality and the data security.
  • Established Agile and DevOps practices for continuous software development, testing, and delivery.
  • Strong collaborative culture enabling fast and productive teamwork.
  • 130+ satisfied clients generously shared their experience of working with ScienceSoft.

Functions We Can Build into an AR App

Scene detection

Our AR apps scan real-life surroundings with the camera lens, perceive gathered data as an image on a coordinate plane, and translate it into a depth map to ensure realistic 3D model placement.

Image and object recognition

Along with scene understanding, our AR apps can be trained to recognize specific 2D images and 3D real-life objects and augment them with the relevant text or model data on the device screen.

Motion tracking

Common for all smartphones and tablets, GPS, gyroscope, and accelerometer allow our AR apps dynamically resize and calibrate augmentations on the screen as you and your device move around.

Light estimation

With the help of smart light estimation algorithms, our AR apps can automatically adjust the lighting of the 3D model to naturally match that of the scene in the camera lens.

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Industries Where We Achieve the Highest Impact with XR

The immersive user experience, which AR and VR help create, finds its use in various business situations and industries.

Healthcare

We deliver ISO 13485-compliant augmented reality apps that assist healthcare practitioners in performing various types of procedures: from simple injections or blood drawing to surgeries. We also see a proven value in using VR for medical education.

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Retail

We give your customers a possibility to use AR for shopping online and make more informed decisions by virtually placing 3D models of products in the real world. Also, we can transform in-store experience with virtual fitting rooms or AR-assisted navigation across shopping malls and hypermarkets.

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We enable interactive learning environment for students at educational institutions and improve on-the-job training for specialists in different spheres, including manufacturing, construction, public services, healthcare, etc.

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We create virtual architectural and interior environment. Without any investment into furnishing, you can show how a house or an apartment turns into an individually furnished, cozy living space, and thus assist your clients in their purchasing decisions.

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Manufacturing

AR- or VR-powered digital models of physical assets transform the process of prototyping and assembling new complex equipment and machinery. They also help reduce product design costs and facilitate engineers’ training and equipment maintenance and repair.

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Supply chain and logistics

With AR, we bring transparency, efficiency and speed to supply chain processes. We implement solutions for warehouse simulations for optimal layout and operations, hands-free barcode scanning and warehouse picking, truck completeness checks and assisted driver navigation.

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Marketing and advertising

Create head-turning marketing campaigns: overlay real-time live streaming with your sponsorship assets, install interactive AR screens in popular locations to enhance brand recognition. Or go beyond and come up with a creative AR-advertising idea of your own!

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Tourism and culture

AR brings sightseeing tours or museum/gallery rounds to the next level thanks to adding interactive and immersive content to selected showpieces, displaying historical info, and guiding visitors through specified locations.

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Entertainment

AR apps help create immersive and delightful experience in online games, theater performances, social media, on live sports and entertainment events.

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Automotive

AR dashboards make the driving more secure. They capture data from sensors and cameras installed inside and outside vehicles, and indicate danger signs (e.g., worsening road or weather conditions) to make them more noticeable for drivers.

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Ready to Leverage AR Capabilities?

Partner up with ScienceSoft and let our professional AR app development services ensure the high quality and fast delivery of your augmented reality app!

Our Selected AR Projects

Budget and Time Needed to Develop AR Software

AR-powered apps differ in the complexity of implemented logic and the number of created graphical objects. Giving a big-picture scope, the cost of AR app development varies between $25,000 and $150,000, and can climb up for more complicated apps.

See the examples of costs and timelines for several apps:

AR-powered try-on ecommerce app

From $25,000–$40,000

~3 months

AR-powered training app

From $30,000

~3 months

AR software for maintenance and repair

From $70,000–$150,000

3–6 months

AR software for manufacturing processes

From $100,000

3–6 months

AR Application Development Cost Calculator

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Marker-based apps recognize a predefined pictogram or a QR code and replace it with a 3D model – they work best for static objects such as art pieces in a gallery. Markerless apps position the AR model with the help of GPS, built-in sensors, and complex computer vision.

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A Quick Dive into Our Technology Expertise

AR app types for smartphones, tablets, and AR glasses

Marker-based

Such apps recognize a specific, custom marker – a pictogram or a QR code – and then substitute it with pre-set data on the device screen. There can be infinite numbers of both codes and assigned augmentations. Marker-based apps work best when augmentations are tied to a specific object, for instance, a human anatomy model for medical education or a particular art piece in a gallery.

Markerless (location-based)

To realistically position AR model without using any markers, apps use GPS, built-in sensors, as well as complex computer vision algorithms. This type is used when augmentations are supposed to adapt to various locations and, for instance, accurately place a furniture piece in a room, show navigation arrows in a tourist spot or point at the best bargain on a product shelf.

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AR development is wider than 3D modeling

If you need a marker-based app with entry-level functionality that just overlays digital content over images (like digital face masks and filters), you can use any WebAR platform that commonly offers a drag-and-drop tool to create 3D models. But the creation of markerless apps with more sophisticated business algorithms requires the involvement of experienced AR developers.

Our technology stack for AR development

Creating AR Solutions – from Product Vision to Product Release

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Concept design

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Creating 3D content

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Back-end development

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Front-end development

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AR integration

How We Achieve Visual and Content Consistency in AR Applications

The biggest challenges in any AR app development process are associated with object/scene recognition, occlusion, and content creation & maintenance. We skillfully handle all these tasks and provide content-rich and reliable AR solutions.

Content implementation

Whether you want an app that augments reality with 3D models or with overlaying textual data, we offer all-round assistance in implementing your AR app’s content. Our designers create detailed 3D models based on photos, illustrations or even rough sketches, while UI/UX experts plan the layout of the augmenting data to make it display conveniently on any mobile device.

Regular content updates and maintenance

It’s only natural for your app’s metadata, 3D model database or pool of images for auto-recognition to require changes and expansion over time. As we always look forward to steady and long-term cooperation, we offer a continuous update of your app’s content and help your app grow along with your business.

Scene understanding and occlusion

We make sure that your app precisely recognizes scenes and objects in various conditions and places 3D models with realistic occlusion. The learning of our object/scene recognition and depth perception algorithms doesn’t end with the release: while apps are being used, they gather new data that we tap in our update packages to make the apps even smarter.

We're excited to discuss your AR needs!

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