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  • I had the great pleasure of working with the Augmented Island Studios team, who are uniquely talented and are great at coming up with creative solutions to meet every challenge. This hard-working team made my life so much easier with their proactive planning, quick problem-solving abilities, and overall positive attitude. Our meetings were always fun and uplifting! It is truly an honor to work with them, and I look forward to future projects with this wonderful team.

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  • We are so fortunate to have found Augmented Island Studios when researching developers we could work with on our first endeavor into the world of AR content. From start to finish, Enrique and the whole AIS team were energetic, engaging, creative and collaborative, the absolute ideal partner for us-or anyone, really-to work with. They understood our brand and intended aspirations, and helped bring those goals to fruition without chaos, confusion or headache. Thanks to their unquestionable passion and professionalism, it is a pleasure to work with Augmented Island Studios.

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  • Working with Augmented Island Studios was an absolute pleasure. The Carhartt Vineyard AR app they developed for us allowed our brand to be recognized as one of the few wineries in the world to use Augmented Reality as a branding and engagement vehicle. We are incredibly honored and pleased to have them as our AR team!

    Chase Carhartt

    Carhartt Vineyard

Custom, Accessible, & Innovative Augmented Reality Web Development Solutions

WebAR offers several advantages. Firstly, it is highly accessible to the public. Users can engage with WebAR experiences directly through their web browsers, eliminating the need for app downloads. Additionally, WebAR allows for quick sharing of augmented reality content via the Internet.

Implementation of the Four Essential WebAR Technologies

  • WebAR (web-based augmented reality) is an exciting technology that enables users to interact with augmented reality experiences directly in a mobile or web browser. Unlike traditional AR, which requires specialized apps or equipment, WebAR lives right in your browser.
  • HTML5 serves as the backbone of WebAR, providing the structure for creating interactive web content. Developers can seamlessly embed AR elements within web pages.
  • Web Audio enhances sensory immersion by enabling sound and audio effects in WebAR experiences. Whether it’s background music, voice narration, or interactive sound effects, Web Audio plays a crucial role.
  • WebGL (Web Graphics Library) is essential for rendering 3D graphics directly in the browser. Leveraging the power of your device’s GPU, WebGL creates visually stunning AR content.
  • Finally, WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) facilitates real-time communication between devices. In WebAR, it enables features like live video streaming, allowing users to share their AR experiences with others.

AR Integration Utilizing WebAR Frameworks

Let’s explore the integration of augmented reality (AR) using various WebAR frameworks. These frameworks empower developers to create immersive AR experiences directly within web browsers, eliminating the need for dedicated apps or specialized hardware.

  • A-Frame and AR.js:
    • AR.js is an efficient Augmented Reality solution for the web. It runs entirely in your web browser, which means no app installation is required. It works across all mobile platforms, including Android, iOS11, and Windows mobile. You can even use it with your own phone.
    • A-Frame, on the other hand, is a user-friendly framework for building 3D and VR experiences. By combining A-Frame and AR.js, developers can easily create AR content on the web. For instance, you can create an AR scene with just a few lines of HTML.
  • Three.js and AR.js:
    • AR.js also integrates seamlessly with Three.js, a powerful 3D graphics library. The combination allows developers to create sophisticated AR content. Examples and instructive demos are available in the AR.js examples collection.
    • By leveraging Three.js features alongside AR.js, developers can build interactive AR scenes with motion tracking, environmental understanding, and light estimation.
  • ARCore and ARKit:
    • ARCore (Google) and ARKit (Apple) are platform-specific SDKs for building AR experiences on supported devices (including iOS devices). They offer essential features like motion tracking, environmental context, and light estimation.
    • Developers can integrate AR content using these SDKs by leveraging their APIs. For instance, ARCore and ARKit enable precise tracking of device movement and real-world surfaces, enhancing the overall AR experience.

WebAR frameworks like A-Frame, AR.js, Three.js, and platform-specific SDKs (ARCore and ARKit) empower developers to create engaging AR content accessible directly through web browsers. Whether you’re building simple demos or complex interactive experiences, these tools provide a rich canvas for creativity and innovation.

Support Across Devices and Browser Platforms

  • One of the remarkable advantages of WebAR development lies in its cross-browser and cross-device compatibility. With WebAR, you can create an experience once and have it seamlessly run across various browsers and devices. This stands in stark contrast to the cumbersome process of developing separate custom mobile apps for different platforms—such as maintaining distinct apps for iPhone and Android users. In essence, WebAR adheres to the “write once, run anywhere” philosophy, simplifying deployment and accessibility.

WebAR Tools To Support Object, Body, & Image Tracking and Modification

  • WebAR tools go beyond mere frameworks by providing not only the fundamental infrastructure for building augmented reality experiences but also a rich set of additional features to facilitate the entire WebAR development process. These tools offer functionalities such as face and body tracking, object recognition, and environmental tracking. Moreover, they assist with tasks both pre-development (such as planning and design) and post-development (including distribution and deployment). In essence, WebAR tools empower developers with a comprehensive toolkit for creating engaging and interactive AR content directly within web browsers.

Examples of Our Augmented Reality Apps for Websites
Development Services

Reasons To Work With Us for Web-Based AR Development Services

Our endeavors seamlessly merge the realms of art, design, and cutting-edge technology. This fusion is meticulously crafted by our exceptional team of globally acclaimed artists and skilled developers.
At our augmented reality agency, we stand on the foundation of a robust team comprising AR and VR experts, visionary artists, and branding specialists. Our company is personally overseen by its owners, ensuring a dedicated focus on our clients. We take immense pride in delivering unparalleled customer service, setting us apart in the industry.


We’ve Proven Our Expertise With Previous Successful Website Launches

At our agency, we stand on the foundation of a robust team comprising WebAR experts, visionary artists, and branding specialists. Our company is personally overseen by its owners, ensuring a dedicated focus on our clients. We take immense pride in delivering unparalleled customer service, setting us apart in the industry.


Our Team Is Intentionally Small (but Mighty) — This Makes for Smooth Communication and Seamless Integration With Your Team

When collaborating with clients who seek to develop bespoke WebAR applications, we seamlessly transition into in-house partners. Unlike large agencies, our nimble team enables us to swiftly adapt and pivot, even on short notice.


We Value Your Timelines and Deliver Results as Scheduled

Unlike many other AR agencies that frequently shift delivery targets mid-project, causing delays and sometimes indefinite postponements, we take a different approach. Our commitment lies in setting clear and achievable timelines. By doing so, your internal team is never left waiting for us to launch a new campaign. We prioritize efficiency and reliability, ensuring that your projects move forward seamlessly.

How We Implement
Augmented Reality Apps for
Website Applications and

Make Your Vision a Reality

Phase I: AR Conceptualization and Planning

Our approach involves crafting purpose-driven web augmented reality apps – webAR. Before embarking on any project, we take the time to deeply understand your vision. Why do you seek to build an AR solution? And who is your intended audience on the other side of the screen? By aligning with your goals, we create tailored AR experiences that resonate with your target users.

Being experienced developers, we guide you through specific thought exercises that extract critical information.

Phase II: AR Drafting, Design, and Deployment

After crystallizing the vision, our adept in-house team springs into action. When necessary, we seamlessly incorporate APIs, integrations, NFCs, and other elements to craft a fully immersive experience. The final outcome? Your vision materialized, promptly delivered.

Phase III: WebAR Launch Support

When it comes to enticing users to engage with your WebAR experiences, we employ effective strategies tailored to your specific goals. Whether it’s interactive AR content, virtual try-ons, or immersive storytelling, we guide you through the process of seamlessly integrating WebAR into your campaign’s presence. Additionally, we ensure that your WebAR experiences are accessible across various browsers and devices, making them available to a wider audience.

FAQs about
AR for Web Apps

What is augmented reality for the web?

WebAR, also known as web-based augmented reality, allows users to engage with augmented reality experiences directly within a mobile or web browser. Unlike traditional AR, which often requires specialized apps or additional equipment, WebAR eliminates these barriers. With WebAR, you can access interactive and immersive content using just your smartphone’s native camera and a standard web browser. It’s a convenient and accessible way to bring AR experiences to a wider audience without the need for extra installations or setups.

What benefits does AR provide for web applications?

Web-based Augmented Reality (WebAR) simplifies access to AR experiences by eliminating the need for app downloads. It offers convenience, broad compatibility, faster development, and a canvas for creativity, making it an exciting frontier for innovation across industries.

Do all browsers support web-based augmented reality applications?

Not all browsers support web-based augmented reality applications. While WebAR has made significant strides in accessibility, compatibility, and ease of use, certain older browsers or those lacking necessary features may not fully support AR experiences. However, modern browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Safari are increasingly embracing WebAR capabilities, making it more widely accessible. It’s essential to consider browser compatibility when developing WebAR applications to ensure a seamless experience for users across different platforms. We build experiences tailored to your needs. 

Are you familiar with the challenges in web AR development and what steps do you take to overcome them?

Web-based Augmented Reality (WebAR) development presents challenges such as implementation costs, technology gaps, user experience design, and device limitations. Overcoming these hurdles involves strategic planning, skill development, and emphasizing user-centric design. Educating users about the benefits of WebAR and providing engaging demonstrations can help drive adoption.

Here are the steps our studio takes to overcome these challenges:

  1. Cost Management:
    • Assess Budget: Understand the financial resources available for WebAR development.
    • Prioritize Features: Identify essential features and allocate resources accordingly.
    • Explore Open-Source Tools: Leverage open-source libraries and frameworks to reduce costs.
  2. Skill Enhancement:
    • Training and Upskilling: Invest in training programs for developers to enhance their WebAR skills.
    • Collaborate with Experts: Partner with experienced WebAR developers or agencies for guidance.
  3. Consistent User Experience:
    • Standardize Content Delivery: Ensure consistent AR experiences across devices and browsers.
    • Test Extensively: Rigorously test on various platforms to identify and address inconsistencies.
  4. User-Centric Design:
    • Simplicity: Prioritize intuitive interfaces and straightforward interactions.
    • Clear Instructions: Provide concise instructions for users to engage with WebAR content.
  5. Device Limitations:
    • Know Device Capabilities: Understand camera quality, sensors, and processing power.
    • Optimize Content: Tailor AR experiences to work seamlessly within device constraints.
  6. Educate Users:
    • Benefits Communication: Educate users about the advantages of WebAR.
    • Engaging Demos: Provide interactive demos to showcase the value of WebAR.
Post-website launch, do you support maintenance, updates, and bug fixes for AR web apps?

Yes, we do offer a comprehensive set of support plans that can help you with the experience launch, its maintenance, updates, and bug fixes (if any). We don’t offer off the shelf plans, as we prefer to tailor our service offerings to what our customers need specifically.

What considerations do you make when designing the user interface for AR experiences in iOS applications?

The primary factor to consider is your Ideal Customer Profile (ICP). Is your target audience comprised of college students or corporate professionals? Artists or women in their 30s? By gaining a profound understanding of your user, we can tailor the interface and experience to feel intuitive to them.