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Augmented Reality Banking App Planned

The new smartphone app uses augmented reality technology to assist customers in locating the closest branch or ATM, shows transactions, account balances, and spending locations, all of which is displayed in three dimensions, and Westpac New Zealand (NZ) hopes that the app will help customers gain better control over their credit card spending. The application utilizes the smartphone camera, which scans a consumer’s debit or credit card. After scanning, it instantly generates a 3D visual representation that is equipped with bar charts to show the user the amount of money that was spent in different categories, for instance, utilities, food, travel, etc.

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  1. Tom Goodwin from Tomorrow, August 7, 2014 at 10:08 a.m.

    How about just using Google Maps well?
    And why would I want my account balance in three dimensions.

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