Since Pokemon Go became a hype in 2016, AR has developed to benefit more industries. It turns out that AR is beyond mere entertainment; it has successfully contributed and driven values to different sectors for various purposes.

From tourism to public safety, here are five AR use cases that you should know in various industries:

1. Tourism

Virtual map to maximize tourism
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The concept of AR is to enhance what we perceive around us, so it can also improve our experience and raise our enjoyment. That’s why AR might be the perfect tool to optimize your traveling experience!

Many travel platforms, such as TripAdvisor, have emerged in recent years to help people make the most of their vacation experience.

However, AR raises the bar by introducing innovations to the business. By implementing AR experiences, you can create new possibilities for a more immersive experience. As a result, it gives a whole new and fresh color to a certain sector.

With AR, traveling to your dream country while sitting in your room, or even having an AR personal tour guide is entirely possible!

2. Repair and maintenance

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In the repair and maintenance industry, it might be challenging for its staff to perform jobs with complex equipment.

However, it’s all made easier ever since they started wearing AR glasses and headsets. With those devices, the staff can receive vital information on the spot. With the rapid advancement of technology, AR also still has many potentials to develop!

If you think that’s only it, hold that thought. You can also use AR to replicate the exact 3D visualization of complex engineering products. Our collaboration with Pertamina is a perfect example.

As the second-largest crude oil producer in Indonesia, their staff must learn how the machines will operate. Photos or videos are not enough to grasp the complexities of how machines work, so we simplify everything.

To address their concerns, we provided examples of assembly, quality control information, and maintenance procedures in AR experiences. These use cases turn out to be very helpful; it helps the staff stay engaged in learning!

3. Food and beverage

food and beverage industry
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It's no longer a secret that food and beverage is one of the world's largest industries. Behind the success of the industry, technology also plays a big part. Research in 2017 finds out that 73% of diners agree technology can improve their customer experiences.

That said, if you’re a restaurant owner, it’s important to incorporate technology into your business—and you can start by bringing an immersive AR experience.

With AR experiences, restaurants can provide a popped-up AR menu, so customers can visualize the menu coming out in front of them. Alternatively, if you sell out products, building interactive AR packaging is also a feasible idea.  

Want to know more about how AR can be utilized in the food and beverage industry? We’ve covered it all! Check out the article below:

How Augmented Reality Can Be Implemented in Food Industry
It can create mouth-watering visual of your food, popped-up menu, and even make your business go viral!

4. Public safety

A hydrant for public safety
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Mobile phones are our go-to gadgets in any occasion, especially in an emergency. The same goes for industries, AR can also be the solution to many problems for public safety with the help of gadgets.  

Emergencies such as robbery, accidents, fire, and rescue require a fast response and simple access to the location’s information. To assist responders in making critical choices, AR devices will deliver real-time intelligence like building blueprints or suspect information,  which is visibly placed over the actual world.

AR glasses have become one of the most popular equipment as well. First responders can wear AR glasses to be alerted to a dangerous area, which will show where people who need help are located.

When in danger, the first responders can also use AR experiences to show the best route and direction to find the way out.

5. Business logistics

DHL shipping company
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In many sectors of logistics, AR offers several chances to improve efficiency and reduce costs. It includes transportation, warehousing, and route optimization.

DHL, a shipping company, has adopted AR experiences into its warehouses. By wearing AR glasses, their employees can find the best route to take while picking up products for delivery.

The result of this AR implementation is quite a big hit—it improves total picking efficiency, greater productivity, and a lower mistake rate by 25%. Not only that it’s way more effective, it can also become a versatile and helpful innovation.

Isn’t it interesting how AR can be implemented in many industries? If you’re interested in utilizing AR for your business, we’d be glad to help! Contact us at to discuss what kind of superb collaboration we’ll produce. 😉

In Assemblr, we believe that all people—including you—can create and present your own AR experiences. With an easy-to-use application, Assemblr empowers people to implement AR in any occasion. Interested to unveil more possibilities of AR? Download Assemblr now, available in App Store and Play Store!