Wikitude & Google Maps

Creating custom geotagged worlds for the Wikitude Augmented Reality browser is great – however you are limited to viewing content that is within a few kilometers of your current position – this makes sense as you usually only want information within the context you are currently located on mobile – however you can view your Wikitude world data in Google Maps anywhere using the custom URL linking to your KML file on your ashboard. Here’s a couple of examples:

  1. An interactive Google Map of some of my selected mlearning conference presentations:
  2. An interactive map of great cafes in Dunedin!
  3. Of course using a URL shortener makes this rather long URL somewhat more manageable, e.g:
  4. And this URL can also be turned into a QRCode for mobile access. e.g.

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