One of the slogans of mobile AR supporters is the scalability of the technology. Before AR glasses become fashionable enough to become mainstream, the opportunity now is the device in our pocket. This allows AR to be carried on ships everywhere.
Our research department, ARtillery Intelligence, recently quantified 3.1 billion smartphones that can run AR. Most of these involve Web AR compatibility, thanks to 8th Wall and other efforts to make AR run on commodity hardware.