Your deceased family members can come again to life in augmented reality.
Japanese tombstone engraving firm Ryoshin Sekizai is out with a brand new AR app, Suma Tomb, that locations the picture of a lifeless particular person at a virtual gravesite of your alternative. By opening up the app, you’re in a position to see a 2D picture of the deceased at a geo-locked location.
The picture can even include a message out of your lifeless relative or buddy.
“Take care of yourself. We’re always watching over you,” reads the speech bubble above lifeless Japanese mother and father on a promotional picture, in accordance with SoraNews24.
The place you place your lifeless liked one on the planet is solely as much as you—it doesn’t should be a graveyard.
SoraNews 24 reviews that preserving a picture of your deceased round prices the equal of $four.50 a month in Japanse yen. However as an added bonus, the corporate is providing the primary yr free for grieving households and can even maintain the deceased’s ashes for as much as 15 years so long as the month-to-month charge is paid.
Suma Tomb follows within the footsteps of the corporate’s Spot Message app. The AR app, which debuted last year, permits individuals to report voice and textual content messages to be left at places of their selecting. After they die, you then head out along with your smartphone to search out their notes by way of GPS.
Yoshiyuki Katori, the president of Ryoshin Sekizai, says it was the dying of his uncle that impressed him to make the app.
“I wondered how comforting it would be if he could talk to me at his grave, with messages like ‘How are you doing?’ and ‘Hang in there.,’” Katori advised The Japan Occasions.
Picture Credit score: Ryoshin Sekizai