Spiders Augmented Reality: Australia App - Download Now
Spiders Augmented Reality: Australia app complements the touring Spiders exhibition in the region.
The app uses Augmented Reality (AR) technology and your mobile phone to place scientifically accurate 3D spider models in the environment around you.
Watch the spiders come to life by scanning Spiders and image tokens with the app, and snap a picture with them!
Australian spiders featured in the Spiders Augmented Reality app include:
- Peacock spider, Maratus pardus
- Whistling spider, Phlogius crassipes
- St Andrew's cross spider, Argiope keyserlingi
- Redback spider, Latrodectus hasseltii
- Wolf spider, Allocosa obscuroides
- Red-headed Mouse Spider, Missulena occatoria
How use the Spiders Augmented Reality: Australia App
1. Download the App to your mobile device
2. Select your region
When you first open the App, you will be asked to choose which region you'll be using the App in.
Select Australia as your region.
3. Activate the Peacock Spider
Bring the peacock spider to life when you scan an image of it.
4. Collect special tokens when you visit the Spiders exhibition
There are six tokens to collect - so collect them all!
St Andrew's Cross Spider
Red-headed Mouse Spider
5. Keep a pet Peacock Spider
Pick up the Pet Peacock Spider postcard when you visit the exhibition. Scan the postcard with the app to bring it to life.
You can feed and play with your pet Peacock Spiders by tapping the corresponding icons on the left handside of the screen.
To interact with your pet spider without the marker on the postcard, tap on the matchbox icon.