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Apple Partners with AR Startup to Bring Reliable Indoor Maps to Third Party Apps

Apple Partners with AR Startup to Bring Reliable Indoor Maps to Third Party Apps

Apple has partnered with AR startup to bring improved indoor maps to all of its devices via Apple Maps. The companies are working together to enable AR maps to exist in places other than Apple Maps, such as inside individual apps and on the web.

Tim Cook Says Apple Is Excited about 5G and AR Products

Tim Cook Says Apple Is Excited about 5G and AR Products

During the company’s earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook mentioned that he is excited about 5G and AR (augmented reality) products, vaguely hinting that these features might make it to future products.

ARKit 3 Features Limited to iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and 2018 iPad Pro

ARKit 3 Features Limited to iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and 2018 iPad Pro

With iOS 13, Apple is also debuting ARKit 3.0 with a number of new enhancements aimed at making the whole AR experience even better. This includes People Occlusion, face tracking, collaborative sessions, and more. However, these new ARKit features are only going to be available on A12 Bionic-powered iPhones and iPads.

LEGO Playgrounds Launches Mixed Reality Gaming With ARKit Support

LEGO Playgrounds Launches Mixed Reality Gaming With ARKit Support

Apple Acquires Akonia Holographics, Which Makes Lenses for AR Glasses

Apple Acquires Akonia Holographics, Which Makes Lenses for AR Glasses

Is Apple going to build a standalone augmented reality headset? The rumor mill has been leaning towards a vocal “yes” for quite some time, and the latest acquisition will certainly not help squash those rumors.

Apple Introduces Measure App With iOS 12 and ARKit 2

Apple Introduces Measure App With iOS 12 and ARKit 2

Apple continues to bet beg with augmented reality, after initially introducing ARKit last year. And now the company is even introducing its fist AR-based app.

iOS 12 Will Reportedly Introduce ‘Phone-to-Phone’ Augmented Reality With ARKit 2.0

iOS 12 Will Reportedly Introduce ‘Phone-to-Phone’ Augmented Reality With ARKit 2.0

Next week, Apple will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. During that stretch of time, the company will be debuting new features and more, which will include updates to its augmented reality platform, ARKit.

Apple Will be Showcasing ARKit at This Year’s Game Developers Conference

Apple Will be Showcasing ARKit at This Year’s Game Developers Conference

ARKit is one of Apple’s biggest new features, and considering it has a huge potential in games on mobile devices, it would make sense that Apple might want to bring as many developers into the mix as possible.

Developers Show off Impressive Surface and Image Detection Skills with ARKit 1.5

Developers Show off Impressive Surface and Image Detection Skills with ARKit 1.5

Apple announced ARKit with iOS 11 last year. The augmented reality platform was created for the developers to come up with new and attractive features that could enhance our lives significantly. Apple updated ARKit to version 1.5 last week, which has been seeding to the developers with the iOS 11.3 beta. Developers have now shared their work on social media, showcasing the improvements Apple has made with ARKit 1.5.

Pokémon GO Takes Advantage of ARKit to Launch AR+ Mode

Pokémon GO Takes Advantage of ARKit to Launch AR+ Mode

Augmented Reality (AR) saw its first big grab at the public consciousness with the launch of Pokémon GO, but the developer behind the popular game was only chipping away at the tip of the iceberg in terms of features and playability.