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Hong Kong Observation Wheel launches augmented reality app to give visitors a feel of city’s historic past

The Hong Kong Observation Wheel has launched an augmented reality (AR) app to showcase historic developments of the iconic Central harbourfront dating back to the 1890s.It aims to encourage locals to rediscover the city while tourism has come to a halt amid the coronavirus pandemic.Users can download the app for free to see Hong Kong from two time periods – dubbed “Beyond the Beginning” from 1890 to 1920 and “City in Transition” from 1960 to 1980, as they take the 20-minute ride on the wheel.It…


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