One of the hottest category of apps we’ll see in the next year are is likely the Augmented Reality apps. These are programs that allow you to look through your camera, and see the world beyond it with information overlays on it. The possibilities of these kinds of apps are endless.
One of the first big AR apps due to come out for the iPhone is called Wikitude. They just released version 3.0 for Android today, and promise an iPhone app soon.
Here is their promo — slick, but superficial:
And here is a short demo of their app on Android to show how it works:
This app will allow you to log in using your Google, Twitter, Yahoo or OpenID account, after which you can add/edit content. It should be pretty slick.
The app is due to launch after the iPhone 3.1 firmware is released, likely in the next month or two.