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Apple Unveils ARKit For Augmented Reality


A new generation of iOS augmented reality apps are coming. Apple is jumping firmly into the world of augmented reality. Apple also showed off what the new development tool would look like with the popular AR game Pokemon Go.

Augmented Reality Top 8 of 2018


As a new communications medium, Augmented Reality (AR) is changing the way we consume and share knowledge and how we express ourselves creatively. Snapchat is using visualization to temporarily reveal something that is currently unavailable in reality: Big Ben.

Apple’s ARKit is Bringing Augmented Reality to “hundreds of millions of iPhones and iPads”

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Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) is here, and today’s keynote saw a number of VR-specific announcements including Apple’s first VR-ready computers to go along with the launch of the company’s newest macOS High Sierra. image courtesy Apple.

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Apple iOS 11 Rolls Out Today, Augmented Reality Apps Now Showing Up on App Store

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Apple is rolling out iOS 11 today, its mobile operating system that’s compatible with “hundreds of millions of devices” including iPhones going back to the iPhone 5s, and a variety of recent iPads. image courtesy Apple.

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Lego Harnesses Apple's Latest Augmented Reality Abilities in Playgrounds App

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The Playgrounds app enables players to access augmented reality multiplayer games with ARKit's new shared experiences features by scanning Lego playsets with the toolkit's object recognition skill.

Apple Announces ARKit 3 with Body Tracking & Human Occlusion

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At the company’s annual WWDC developer conference today, Apple revealed ARKit 3, its latest set of developer tools for creating AR applications on iOS. Apple also introduced Reality Composer and RealityKit to make it easier for developers to build augmented reality apps. Today during the opening keynote of WWDC in San Jose, Apple revealed ARKit 3. This would break the illusion of augmented reality by showing conflicting depth cues.

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Watch Apple’s Live iPhone 8 Event @10am PT, Suspected Augmented Reality Announcements

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Today at 10am PDT, Apple is releasing news about upcoming products like the new iPhone 8 and Watch, taking place at the company’s newly debuted Steve Jobs Theater. Apple Apple AR Apple VR Live Stream News apple ar apple iphone event apple live stream apple livestream apple vr

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Apple Files Augmented Reality Patent for a ‘Wearable Information System’


In these early months of 2017 just about every major tech company has some sort of virtual or augmented reality product either on store shelves or coming in the future. Apple is a tough nut to crack when it comes to future projects.

Google's ARCore Moves Past Apple's ARKit in the Race for Shared Augmented Reality Experiences

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On Tuesday, at Google's I/O developer conference, the company announced a huge update to its ARCore augmented reality toolkit that matches the latest features of ARKit, and surpasses Apple's AR platform via support for shared experiences.

The 3 Biggest Challenges Facing Augmented Reality Today

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The reality is that even today’s best portable AR headset dev kits still have very limited fields of view (far from the field of view of today’s VR headsets, which some still feel is lacking!).

Meet the 8-Year-Old ARKit Developer Who Just Uploaded Her First Augmented Reality App to Apple's App Store

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While you were busy browsing Instagram, composing tweets, or chasing Snapchat updates, an eight-year-old ARKit developer was hard at work on her first step toward taking over the tech world via augmented reality.

Amazon Brings Augmented Reality Product Previews to iOS App

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Android users with flagship-level phones could soon have access to a host of similar AR functions however thanks to Google’s ARCore , which was announced a few months after Apple’s ARKit. SEE ALSO 8 Cool AR Apps to Try Now That Apple iOS 11 is Here.

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Five Tech Titans Bullish on Augmented Reality


Augmented reality (AR) became more widely known after the success of Pokémon Go in 2016. The leaders of tech juggernauts like Apple, Google, and Facebook have been making aggressive moves into the space while publicly endorsing the world-changing potential of AR.

Apple Offers Impressive Web-based AR Previews of New Mac Pro

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Apple is taking advantage of a recent iOS feature called AR Quick Look to allow potential customers to see the company’s new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR at scale in augmented reality right from on an iPhone.

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Apple’s Tim Cook On Augmented Reality: ‘It Will Be Huge’


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Shazam Pours a Tall Glass of Augmented Reality Marketing for Shackleton Whisky

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Apple's in-house music identification app Shazam has been quiet on the augmented reality front since officially joining Cupertino's finest last year, but a new promotion gives AR enthusiasts an occasion to raise a toast.

Now You Can Visit the Statue of Liberty in NYC from Anywhere in Augmented Reality via iOS Appp

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Alas, many can't afford the time or expense for such a major trip to the Big Apple to see one of America's true treasures. Now, that's no longer an issue, as there's an augmented reality app that can take you there right from the palm of your hand.

Now You Can Visit the Statue of Liberty in NYC from Anywhere in Augmented Reality via iOS App

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Alas, many can't afford the time or expense for a trip to the Big Apple to see one of America's real treasures. Now, that's no longer an issue, as there's an augmented reality app that can take you there right from the palm of your hand.

Experience the Winter Olympics in Augmented Reality

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The NYT just debuted its first augmented reality experience: a preview piece for the Winter Olympics, enabling readers to meet world-class Olympic athletes–including figure skater Nathan Chen, big air snowboarder Anna Gasser and short track speed skater J.R.

What Apple’s Dual Camera iPhone Means For Augmented Reality


Is this a hint of Apple’s future plans for VR and AR? The rumored iPhone 7 Plus with a dual-lens camera system finally made its debut at Apple’s September product presentation Wednesday. iPhone 7 Plus depth sensing demo during Wednesday’s Apple keynote presentation.

Google ARCore Brings Augmented Reality to Android


When Apple first introduced ARKit back in June at WWDC , we were blown away. Apple’s massive leap into augmented reality with no additional sensors or hardware, only the phone in your pocket, seemingly opened up the largest AR platform in the world overnight.

Apple AR: Room Racer Revs Its Augmented Reality Engines on iPhones

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The old school staple of many US homes with children, the remote control race track, has been given new life in augmented reality thanks to the Room Racer app for iPhones and iPads.

Snapchat Adds Sound Recognition to Its Augmented Reality Arsenal

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As Facebook, Apple, Samsung, and others offer augmented reality selfie effects and content that challenge its platform, Snapchat has continued to innovate with its augmented reality capabilities.

Report: Apple AR Headset Could Rely on iPhone for Rendering & Connectivity

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Several reports over the past two years have suggested Apple is getting ready to manufacture an AR headset , and possibly ship it sometime in 2020—something that’s so far unsubstantiated by the company itself. SEE ALSO Report: Apple Nearly Acquired Leap Motion but the Deal Fell Through.

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Apple is Bringing AR to “Hundreds of Millions” of iPhones and iPads Starting September 19th

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Apple’s iOS 11 is coming to compatible devices starting September 19th, which means that if you own a recent Apple iPhone or iPad, you may have an augmented reality-capable device in your hands before the new iPhone line even launches. ” image courtesy Apple.

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ARKit 101: How to Place a Virtual Television & Play a Video on It in Augmented Reality

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By combining the power of Scene Kit and Sprite Kit (Apple's 2D graphics engine), we can play a video on a flat surface in ARKit. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make your augmented reality app for iPads and iPhones by using ARKit.

ModiFace Applies Its Augmented Reality Tech to Nail Polish with Fingertip-Tracking Feature

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On Thursday, the company launched a new tool that enables a photo-realistic augmented reality simulation of nail polish shades and textures to be accurately displayed on a user's fingers in real time.

The Rise And Fall Of Augmented Reality ‘Unicorn’ Blippar


The story of once-hyped augmented reality (AR) startup Blippar has come to an end. At its launch on Android and iOS in August 2011, Blippar had teamed up with Cadbury, which invited chocolate fans to play an augmented reality game triggered by its packaging.

iPhone & iPad Users Can Now Play ‘Star Wars’ HoloChess in Augmented Reality For Free

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This means you won’t need a headset to play, as the iPhone acts as an augmented reality window. The post iPhone & iPad Users Can Now Play ‘Star Wars’ HoloChess in Augmented Reality For Free appeared first on Road to VR.

Assembling IKEA Furniture Could Be Easier With Augmented Reality


Before you jump on the Apple or Google App store looking for this app, AssembleAR is a proof of concept, so unfortunately the app isn’t available anywhere for now. The post Assembling IKEA Furniture Could Be Easier With Augmented Reality appeared first on VRScout.

Augmented Reality Startup Ubiquity6 Emerges from Stealth With $10.5M in Funding

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Ubiquity6 , an augmented reality startup only a few months out of stealth, today announced a $10.5M The post Augmented Reality Startup Ubiquity6 Emerges from Stealth With $10.5M

This App Brings Music to Life in Augmented Reality


Available now on the Apple app store as a free download, Wavy morphs the world around you into an AR concert lightshow that transforms the way you’ll listen to music on your phone. The post This App Brings Music to Life in Augmented Reality appeared first on VRScout.

Hang Out in Seinfeld's Apartment via an Augmented Reality Replica on Your iPhone or iPad

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If you've ever wanted to barge into Jerry Seinfeld's apartment like Cosmo Kramer, you can now do so without having to book a ride on the Peterman Reality Tour. However, the online store for the product gives customers the opportunity to preview the replica in their physical space through augmented reality via ARKit-compatible iPhones and iPads. The experience is made possible via Apple's AR.

Report: Apple to Announce ARKit Updates at WWDC 2019 Including OS Support for AR Headsets

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Apple has been continuously iterating on ARKit , its augmented reality development tool that lets creators make smartphone-based AR experiences. Citing sources familiar with the development of Apple’s new operating systems, the report maintains that ARKit will get a new Swift-only framework for AR and a companion app that lets developers create AR experiences visually. SEE ALSO Report: Apple Nearly Acquired Leap Motion but the Deal Fell Through.

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This App Lets You Control Your Smarthome Lights via Augmented Reality

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Voice-activated digital assistants from Amazon, Apple, and Google currently have the upper hand for home automation integrations, but a new augmented reality mobile app promises to give homeowners and renters visual control over their connected appliances.

Universal Studios Augmented Reality App Lets You Recreate a Scene from 'Welcome to Marwen' Film

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In a world where augmented reality is becoming the hero of the movie marketing, Universal Studios has decided to use the technology to reinvent the traditional movie trailer, a time-tested tactic of film promotion, in support of the forthcoming Robert Zemeckis film, Welcome to Marwen.