Ingress

Augmented reality (AR) is changing the way smart phones and tablets are being used. Ingress – a gaming app that fuses real world maps with a sci fi driven narrative – is a gateway for bringing people together via AR. It raises questions about how users interact with technology and access information.

Ingress uses real world locations and monuments collected on Android devices.  The Enlightened and the Resistance battle to save humanity either with or against an alien race called the shifters.

Ingress uses real world locations and monuments collected on Android devices. The Enlightened and the Resistance battle to save humanity by supporting or opposing an alien race called the Shapers.

Ingress was created by Niantic Labs – a startup company that is part of Google.  The company took its name from a whaling vessel that brought people to San Francisco in the Gold Rush, 1849.

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