Tag: ar

Phones compatible with ARCore: What are your options?

Released in March 2018, ARCore is Google’s software development kit (SDK) that allows developers to build augmented reality applications. According to Google, over 250 million devices support ARCore. Even iOS devices and devices without the Play Store officially support Google’s augmented reality SDK. That’s a lot of devices to keep track of. Lucky for you, […]

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[Update: AR+ is live] Pokémon Go v0.123.1 to bring AR+, Gen IV critters, and more (APK Download)

Pokémon Go is still alive and kicking. Earlier this year, players finally got the ability to trade monsters with friends, a hallmark of the core Pokémon series fans had been asking for since the game’s launch. Now, a new update is set to bring enhanced augmented reality (AR+) and creatures from the Sinnoh region featured in the […]

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Google’s designer Pixel 3 cases in Japan will include their own AR experiences

Google’s first-party cases might be a bit on the chunky side, but they’re nice enough to make up for the added thickness, and customers in Japan will be getting an extra benefit with their phone protection. Google’s doing a whole collection of regionally exclusive (and super snazzy) cases for the country, and they come with […]

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Pokémon Go v0.123.1 to bring AR+, Gen IV critters, and more [APK Download]

Pokémon Go is still alive and kicking. Earlier this year, players finally got the ability to trade monsters with friends, a hallmark of the core Pokémon series fans had been asking for since the game’s launch. Now, a new update is set to bring enhanced augmented reality (AR+) and creatures from the Sinnoh region featured in the […]

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Poly API: Retrieving 3D assets for your VR and AR Android apps

Do you have a great idea for a Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR) mobile app, but no idea how to bring your vision to life? Unless you’re an Android developer who also happens to be an experienced 3D artist, then creating all the assets required to deliver an immersive, 360 degree experience, can […]

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Augmented reality software shows where pipes and other underground structures are

Geographic information systems used to be 2-D maps, but new AR technologies are letting users see where pipes and other underground infrastructure is through augmented reality . Brief video showcasing a few features of the vGIS Utilities system (http://www.vgis.io/). vGIS Utilities is the most advanced augmented reality solution for GIS designed specifically with utilities, municipalities […]

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Magic Leap Has Launched, Hopefully With Parachutes

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. After years of hype, closed-door demonstrations, and billions raised in funding, the Magic Leap is finally available to order, for $2,295. The new Creator Edition isn’t the mass market product supposedly launching later this year with AT&T. In fact, you’ll […]

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Magic Leap One is now available for purchase, and it obviously doesn’t live up to the hype

We’ve often talked about the Magic Leap augmented reality (AR) glasses that promised an experience like nothing else available from competitors. And we’ve been waiting for this groundbreaking Magic Leap One headset to finally become available for anyone to purchase. The good news is that some people will be able to purchase the headset starting […]

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AR Stickers v1.3 reduces app size to 8.6MB by making Star Wars and Stranger Things packs optional [APK Download]

AR Stickers launched with a handful of sticker packs, all of which were included in the main app’s download. Over time, however, Google kept making each pack separate apps that you’d have to download to use, leaving ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Stranger Things’ as the only pre-installed ones. Now, Google has spun those two off as […]

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AR Stickers v1.3 reduces app size by 86% by making Star Wars and Stranger Things packs optional [APK Download]

AR Stickers launched with a handful of sticker packs, all of which were included in the main app’s download. Over time, however, Google kept making each pack separate apps that you’d have to download to use, leaving ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Stranger Things’ as the only pre-installed ones. Now, Google has spun those two off as […]

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Snapchat is getting new lenses that recognize and react to speech

Technology always trickles down to less and less important uses over time. Case in point: speech recognition. It was, at one time, futuristic and incredible that computers could understand us, but now it’s just kind of a given. In keeping with its trajectory of increasing mundanity, speech recognition has made its way to perhaps the […]

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