ux/ui and ar
Mermaid Tales: a Mobile App using Augmented Reality to Preserve San Marcos, Texas' History
Mermaid Tales is an interdisciplinary, collaborative project creating a location-based mobile app using augmented reality to engage visitors and local residents as they explore the history of San Marcos, TX. This project is a site specific mobile app using augmented reality (AR) that brings a unique history back to life. It should engage with a general audience of visitors and local residents to discuss and preserve the history and culture of San Marcos, Texas.
- Preserve, engage, educate and explore the history of San Marcos
- Invite community participation with personal stories and images
- Utilize AR to create a digital augmented layer over the physical landscape and/or architecture.
- Work with AR on as well as AR off.
User flow Map
Mermaid Tales App
colors and typography
Logo Illustration: Designed by Matthew Rios
Mermaid Photos: Marie Albiges, Community Impact Newspaper