Tag Archive: ARCore

What is ARCore and what can you do with it?

If you’ve been keeping up with tech companies lately, you’ll realize they’ve been focusing much of their attention in a few areas. The first being AI, of course, with the rise of smart assistants. The next attention areas are Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR and VR).

Within the bigger broader companies (e.g., Google and Apple), AR is being focused on more than VR. What exactly is AR, what is this ARCore/ARKit, and how will it impact your life. We’ll dive  [Read More…]

Galaxy S9 and S9+ get Sunrise Gold and Burgundy Red color options; ARCore support

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are available in two gorgeous new color options.

Samsung rolled out a gorgeous Burgundy Red color option for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in China last week, and the company is now detailing global availability for the variant and introducing a new Sunrise Gold model.

The Burgundy Red variant offers a deep red finish with matching accents for the camera module, and the rich hue makes it one of the best  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ users can finally use ARCore apps

Google’s answer to Apple’s ARKit, ARCore is now enabled on Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

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ARCore and Android: Everything you need to know!

This is everything you need to know about ARCore!

One of the hot new features on newer flagships is their ability to work with augmented reality (AR) applications. Pokémon Go was the first big AR game release, and Apple introduced its Animoji feature in late 2017. On the Android side, Google has been working to provide a standardized AR ecosystem with ARCore.

This is everything you need to know about ARCore!

Origins with Tango

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ARCore will be available on Galaxy S9/S9+ ‘in the coming weeks’

No augmented reality for you.

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are the two hottest phones on the block, and while their chock-full of new features from Samsung, they’re currently lagging behind in regards to their augmented reality capabilities.

According to the official GitHub page for Google’s ARCore, the platform will support the Galaxy S9 and S9+ “in the coming weeks.”

ARCore was released to the public in early March, and it allows you to use a variety  [Read More…]

IKEA Place uses Google ARCore to let you virtually shop for furniture

Furniture shopping just got a lot more fun.

Since the launch of Google’s ARCore, we’ve been seeing a lot of ingenious implementations for it. On one hand, you can get up close and personal with tanks from WWII. On the other hand, you can see how IKEA furniture will look in your home before buying it.

This week, IKEA announced that it’s bringing its IKEA Place app to Android. The app was first available on iOS, but  [Read More…]

Google ARCore 1.0 released publicly to 100 million devices

To sustain the competition in the AR market brought in by Apple in the form of ARKit, Google announced a similar AR based platform for Android devices called Google ARCore a few months back. While initially it was made available to only to the Google Pixel devices, Google later partnered with other OEMs and app developers […]

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Google takes ARCore mainstream, brings Google Lens to hundreds more phones

Great news for those who live in an augmented reality.

Since its debut at 2017’s Google I/O conference, Google Lens has been impressing users with its ability to parse actionable and useful information from existing photos on the company’s own Pixel phones. It rolled out in October within the Photos app, and then expanded to Google Assistant in November.

At the same time, Google has been touting its augmented reality platform, ARCore, as a simplified and more  [Read More…]

Every Android phone with ARCore right now

Google’s AR platform is now available to more than just the Pixels.

You don’t need to own a Pixel from Google to take advantage of ARCore anymore! The platform has now been released to version 1.0, and with that comes a lot of exciting news for developers and users alike.

ARCore apps will start showing up in the Play Store soon, but what phones will be able to enjoy this new tech? Check out the list here,  [Read More…]

ARCore v1.0 release in ‘the coming months’, Project Tango support ending

Developer Preview 2 for ARCore is also here.

Google first launched ARCore this past August as its first widely available augmented reality platform following its dabblings with Project Tango, and although we’ve yet to see the true potential of the platform, things like the recently released AR Stickers give a promising glimpse into ARCore’s future.

The second Developer Preview for ARCore doesn’t introduce any radical changes, but there are three main improvements that are the focus of  [Read More…]