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    Smartur app lets you take innovative selfie with Mangalyaan

    Hyderabad : Smartur 3D, a next generation digital classroom solution by Hyderabad-based start-up Text Box: Downloading the Smartur app Smartur.com has developed Smartur App- Neerahjapossibly India�s First Augmented Reality App on Android Mobile Phones and iOS mobile devices � that will enable users to click a selfie with Mangalyaan. �The Smartur App� will provide users a platform to experience and participate in India�s most important space program milestone - the historic arrival of Mangalyaan on Mars on 24th September 2014. As a part of the program users of android mobile and iOS devices can also participate in a contest �Mangalyaan and Me� � whereby users are invited to upload innovative selfie with Mangalyaan and be eligible to win exciting prizes. The App allows the participants to click and upload/share innovative pictures that can look like Mangalyaan is lifting off from their hands or out of their car or any other idea that comes to their mind. The Smartur App is an augmented reality app that has been developed using a 3D model and provides the user with an almost �real� experience of seeing the object (in this case Mangalyaan) in their living environment. This is made possible through Augmented Reality (AR) that allows one to experience the next level of virtual imaging which transports characters or elements into their world. Speaking on this initiative, Mr. Neeraj Jewalkar, Founder & CEO of Smartur.com said �India�s space program will achieve its most significant milestone when Mangalyaan reaches Mars next week. And to celebrate this achievement, we thought it imperative to first provide a platform for people to understand this significance in order to be able to pride on it. This is how the �Mangalyaan App and �Mangalyaan & Me� took shape. This would be the first of its kind initiative where common citizens of the country can actually be a part of ISRO�s milestone� Details of the �Mangalyaan and Me� contest: The Smartur.com launched �Mangalyaan & Me� contest will give an opportunity for citizens of the country to click an innovative photograph of themselves with the Mangalyaan and share it with friends with a captivating message. A participant would be required to download the App for free on their mobile device and take a print out of the �Marker� � a �marker� is a unique design that helps the model (the Mangalyaan) to be placed in reality.� The combination of the App and Marker would give users an actual feel of being right there with the Mangalyaan. This contest is an opportunity to help Indians appreciate and participate in the historic achievement of India�s space programme. Open to all citizens across age groups, one may submit as many photographs as they wish. The contest will be open until 15th October and the Top 3 Innovative photographs will be announced on the 20th of October with a chance to win exciting prizes.

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