Snapchat is not the only technology company that transforms extended reality landmarks into Pride Month.
About four miles southwest of New York's iconic Flatiron Building, which receives its own Pride overhaul through Snapchat's Landmarker AR, is Stonewall National Monument. In addition, Augmented Reality is being handled by the Stonewall Forever mobile app published by the Lesbian , Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center (better known as The Center) was published in collaboration with Google.
The app is available through the App Store and Google Play, and together with a documentary published on June 3, it honors the 50- Years of stonewall riots.
With With the app installed, visitors to Christopher Park, New York, declared National Monument in 2016 by President Barack Obama, can see a rainbow of shapes in their camera view.  Google helps to tell the story of Stonewall in Augmented Reality ” width=”480″ height=”480″ style=”max-width:532px;height:auto;”/>
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When visitors move around in their environment, they can interact with these forms to capture audio, video, and other information about them Raid on the unlocked Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street on June 28, 1969, and the riots in response to the raid that catalyzed the Pride movement.
For those who can not visit the park, the app offers a virtual 360-degree view of the park.  "To celebrate this defining moment in history, The Center's LGBT Community Center has spurred on the creation of Stonewall Forever, an interactive" living memorial "for 50 years of pride $ 1.5 million grant from Google.org, and volunteers from Google Creative Lab helped bring the experience to life, "said William Floyd, director of public policy at Google.org, Google's philanthropic foundation.
While Pride Month is best known as a celebration for the LGBTQ community, it is also an ideal time to spot the story that has made progress possible: between location-based experiences and image recognition capabilities, augmented reality is a particularly powerful medium The past will come alive for present and future generations.