IKEA app projects virtual furniture into your living room

For the first time, IKEA now allows you to virtually place furniture in your home via the company’s mobile app. The augmented reality feature doesn’t work on every item, but for those that have the function enabled, a quick tap on the screen will send that KLAPPSTA armchair into your living room. For best results, you’ll want to use the app in conjunction with the paper catalog; apart from it being easier to browse for “3D enabled” furniture (you can scan items straight from the pages), you can also use the catalog as an anchor point for the augmented reality. Using a physical object as a grounding helps the app calculate the correct size for the furniture. If you don’t have a catalog handy, you can manually place and size the furniture…

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