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Google Wants To Deliver World-Scale AR Using Google Maps

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Google Maps is getting a major upgrade. During Google’s 2-hour long 2022 I/O event last week, the company made a number of exciting announcements, including the reveal of a new mid-tier phone as well as a pair of AR glasses capable of translating multiple languages in real-time. . Image Credit: Google.

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AR Content is Coming to Google Maps, But It Won’t Matter Until There’s a Headset to See it Through

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Google today announced it’s starting a pilot program that will soon allow select partners to create AR content and display it within Google Maps. Because compared to Meta and Apple, Google still seems unable to commit to a coherent XR strategy.

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Spatial Beats: Google I/O Becomes Google AI

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Google blitzes AI at I/O, Cannes leans into XR, and ChatGPT gets chattier. This post appeared first on AR Insider. We have these and other happenings from the XR and AI worlds through the eyes of Charlie Fink.

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Can Google Jumpstart AR Shopping?

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Google has spent 20+ years as the internet’s launch point, including high-intent commercial searches. But how does AR play in? This post appeared first on AR Insider. That has caused it to own a growing piece of consumer shopping. We dive into drivers & dynamics.

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AR at Google: Software Up, Hardware Down

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Google continues to retreat from AR hardware while doubling down on software. Google Lens is propelled by the latter, as shown in the latest moves to plant it in prominent places. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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NASA & Google Partner To Create An AR Solar System

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Google has been using augmented reality (AR) technology for quite some time to bring everything from wild animals to the planets and moons of our solar system to life in your living room. These 3D models are designed primarily for educational purposes, offering users valuable information on each subject. Image Credit: Google.

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AR and AI Invade Google I/O

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What were the AR and AI highlights at Google I/O, and how do they signal the continued convergence of these technologies? This post appeared first on AR Insider. This is the focus of this week's XR Talks, including out three biggest moments from the show.

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