Tag: augmented reality

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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VR veterans found Artie augmented reality avatar company

The migration of virtual reality veterans to augmented reality continues. A new AR startup dubbed Artie is coming out of stealth mode today in Los Angeles with the aim of giving you artificial intelligence companions in your own home. Armando Kirwin and Ryan Horrigan started the company to use artificial […]

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Bose Frames will bring ‘audio augmented reality’ to $199 sunglasses

When most people think of augmented reality, they picture digital words or objects overlaid whatever real world scenes they’re seeing through glasses. But Bose announced today that it will offer an “audio AR” alternative called Frames. Offered in larger Alto and smaller Rondo versions, the $199 sunglasses will use integrated […]

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DigiLens raises funding for holographic AR displays from Niantic and Mitsubishi Chemical

DigiLens has raised a new round of funding from Pokemon Go maker Niantic and Mitsubishi Chemical’s Diamond Edge Ventures to develop holographic waveguide displays for augmented reality applications. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but it is the third round of funding for DigiLens. The investment will let Sunnyvale, California-based DigiLens […]

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Magic Leap details grant program for indie app developers

Magic Leap outed its Magic Leap One Creator Edition augmented reality glasses in a big way last month at its Magic Leap L.E.A.P. conference in Los Angeles, and today the company is announcing details of its independent reator funding program. Rio Caraeff, chief content officer at Plantation, Florida-based Magic Leap, said in […]

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Ghostbusters World is Pokémon GO with ghosts, and you can play it now on Android

Next Generation Map-Based AR Gaming Offers Deep, Skill-Based Play to Aspiring Ghostbusters Everywhere SEOUL, October 22, 2018 – Sony Pictures Consumer Products, Ghost Corps, publisher FourThirtyThree Inc. (4:33), and developer Next Age have today announced the global launch of Ghostbusters World for iOS and Android. Now available as a free download from the Apple App […]

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Playground 2.0, Marvel Studios Avengers pack, and more Playmojis can be installed on older Pixels [APK Download]

Article Contents The evolution of AR Stickers, Playground, was announced during the Pixel 3 event, and along with it came four new Playmoji packs for Weather, Signs, Sports, and Pets, with two more promised for Marvel and Childish Gambino. However, these were all supposed to be exclusive for the Pixel 3. But as we have […]

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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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[Bonus Round] Skyward Journey, Allan Poe’s Nightmare, ELOH, Laser Mazer AR/VR, Zentris, Pixel Puzzle Collection, and Glory Ages – Samurais

Article Contents Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about the new Android games of the day that we couldn’t get to during our regular news rounds. Consider this a quick update for the dedicated gamers who can’t wait for our weekly roundups, and don’t want to […]

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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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If bustin’ makes you feel good, pre-register now for Ghostbusters World

[embedded content] Ghostbusters World is now open for pre-registration on the Google Play Store. The Ghostbusters World AR game will essentially be Pokémon Go, but set in the Ghostbusters universe. Pre-registration will notify you on your phone as soon as Ghostbusters World is released. New York City is in danger! There’s a giant marshmallow man wreaking […]

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Ghostbusters World is the latest Pokémon GO clone, and it’s available for pre-registration

Back when Pokémon GO released in the summer of 2016 it was a phenomenon, and despite a couple of wrong turns by the devs, it’s still pretty popular today. Obviously, there are many developers out there who would like to get in on the collection-based augmented reality gravy train, and FourThirtyThree is the latest dev (but definitely […]

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Run An Empire mixes AR strategy gameplay with an exercise tracking app

GLOBAL LAUNCH OF AUGMENTED REALITY RUNNING GAMELondon Tuesday 2nd October 2018 – Run An Empire have launched their AR Running Game to the world. Players everywhere begin the race to capture and control their own digital empire. Run An Empire is a free to play game for Android and iOS where players claim land in […]

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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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Google’s Measure now works on vertical surfaces, lets you easily copy the measurement [APK Download]

Google’s Measure app is a very neat augmented reality tool that can take measurements of surfaces without a ruler or tape or anything beside your smartphone. However, since its launch, the app was only able to detect horizontal surfaces, but that’s changing now. In the latest v2.1 of Measure, the app will recognize vertical surfaces […]

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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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22 new and notable augmented reality apps and games from the last four months (3/24/18 – 7/30/18)

Article Contents There was a huge uptick of augmented reality apps and games released on the Play Store back in March that was a result of ARCore’s expanded device support. AP covered both the games and apps published at the time, but I wanted to keep track of further releases just to see if we […]

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