The free Toyota Shopping Tool iPhone app just got an upgrade to version 2.0 which includes an interesting Augmented Reality (AR) twist.
Japanese Pop-Star Hatsune Miku Comes To Life With Augmented Reality
The app’s main functions are to help you collect information while shopping for a new car. Its features include the ability to:
-Compare your favorite vehicles
-Share Favorites via Facebook, Twitter, or Email
-Get a Quote from your local dealership for that specific Toyota / Scion vehicle
The 2.0 update adds Japan’s virtual pop star Hatsune Miku to this mix in the role as the official representative of the 2011 Corolla. Scanning a 2D ToyoTag brings up the 3-D Hatsune Miku performs “live” alongside her favorite car, the 2011 Toyota Corolla, on the virtual ToyoTag stage.
The ToyoTag is available for download and print out from:
You can find the free iPhone app in the iTunes App Store at: