Wikiscope uses your phone's current location to find Wikipedia articles tagged to the world around you and overlays them on to your camera using Augmented Reality. You can view articles on a 2D map too.
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Hey everyone πŸ‘‹ I started working on this a couple of years ago, but it lay dormant in my filesystem while I was distracted by other projects. Finally I got my act together and submitted the app to the App Store. It's written in React Native, Expo, Three.js and uses ARKit under the hood. I wanted a way to find nearby points of interest when landing in a new city so I started playing around with Wikipedia's API. I was surprised by what I found even in my own city. My partner Daria started to learn web design a few months ago and she expressed an interest in creating a landing page for this as a portfolio piece. I think it's amazing! She's available to hire - James
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Fajar Siddiq
πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬πŸοΈ Serial Entrepreneur, Singapore
@rahrahyah one word, disruptive! πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» congratulations on the launch
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Akshay Kadam(A2K)
Maker of all things JavaScript 😘
@rahrahyah that looks amazing πŸ‘Œwould love an android version too. https://viromedia.com/viroreact should help u i guess :)
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James Ivings
Leave Me Alone πŸ’Œ UptimeBar 🌏
Any plans for an Android version?
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@jamesivings possibly! I'd need to look into the ARKit equivalent for Android and see if React Native has bindings for it.
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Victor MeunierSoftware engineer, maker, sports lover.
It looks fantastic! I could use that when travelling, and maybe even in my own city.
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hannahhh
Passionate about UX, UI and iXD
@mreliptik this is what i wanted to say too! It will be helpful!
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Van OgnyanI am a grower, not a shower
Good and useful use of the AR trend. Thanks for making this James
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Johnny Makes ⚑️Building products and companies ⛏
An awesome idea, well executed! Look forward to trying it out in Budapest
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@johnny_makes Let me know how it goes.
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