What Can Augmented Reality (AR) be Used For?

Sagara Technology Idea Lab
4 min readNov 19, 2021

According to Forbes, it is estimated that by 2022 Augmented Reality (AR) will become a popular trend in Indonesia, this is announced because 5G technology is getting stronger and there are open opportunities for creative industries in the technology sector to fight for a good market share.

Ever heard of Augmented Reality (AR) & Virtual Reality (VR). Of course, what comes to our mind is advanced technology. However, with sophisticated technology, it can certainly be maximized for commensurate uses and can be very profitable for its users. Here, Sagara Technology wants to explain what Augmented Reality is and its uses.

What is augmented reality?

In general, augmented reality (AR) is a technology that combines video, text, and images that manipulate reality to display visuals that seem to be real through the user’s screen capture. It is used by several industries, its usefulness can really help the industry. The following are industries that have taken advantage of augmented reality (AR).


AR presents a variety of opportunities to increase efficiency and cost savings across many areas of business logistics. This includes transportation, warehousing, and route optimization. Shipping company DHL has already implemented smart AR glasses in some of its warehouses, where lenses display to workers the shortest route within a warehouse to locate and pick a certain item that needs to be shipped. Providing workers with more efficient ways to go about their job is one of the best ROI use cases in today’s business environment.

Augmented Reality for business. you can view your stock and brand
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AR can make digital images and critical information available to surgeons in 3D and within their field of view. Surgeons won’t need to look away from the surgical field in order to access crucial information they might require to perform a successful procedure. to support digital surgery, 3D medical imaging, and specific surgeries.

Augmented Virtual for medical
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Augmented Reality (AR) Presents 3D visuals for construction because in this work an architect or civil servant must be able to estimate the construction capabilities they are carrying out. This can also be used as brainstorming for projects that will be worked on later. AR technology can also be a reality and can support the ongoing maintenance of buildings and products. Service manuals with interactive 3D animations and other instructions can be displayed in a physical environment through augmented reality technology.

Augmented Reality for construction
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Instructions from Augmented Reality (AR) are usually very easy to carry out because we can visualize ourselves and the process can be faster and more precise than traditional methods. Because of their education, they have improved a lot such as Contact Lenses, Headsets, or other media. Maybe in the future, it will be even crazier for the realm of education.

augmented reality can be implemented for education
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Desain Interior

To match the layout in the room. We can use the application from IKEA, IKEA Place. We can match IKEA furniture with the layout of our room virtually. It is very helpful for those of us who want to design a room to be more attractive with the help of Augmented Reality (AR) technology

Design Interior can be implemented by Augmented Reality (AR)
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Games and Entertainment

In 2017 we were shocked by the Pokemon GO game. This game was very popular that year but did you know the game concept is Augmented Reality (AR)? With this concept, the user builds a deeper bond with the brand because the user will be more curious to get what he wants by seeing it virtual. Recently, Harry Potter also released the same game, they build characters that are very similar to the characters in the original film. By doing so, users can get a real experience.

Pokemon Go is implemented by Augmented Reality (AR)
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It is undeniable that technological sophistication can have an impact on the tourism sector. In the use of Augmented Reality (AR) users can get a more immersive experience. Users can get the information they want and be more factual. During the pandemic, some companies also conduct Virtual Tourism Tours, where they can go on vacation only by using internet access and other virtual equipment. The presence of this technology greatly increases the traffic of people who want a vacation but don’t have the time.

Tourism implemented by Augmented Reality
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