Google’s ARCore is getting a new update bringing the version number to V1.7. This update brings new Augmented Faces API for the front camera and other improvements. It creates a “high quality, 468-point 3D mesh” of a user’s face, which can be used to create effects. Continue reading “ARCore V1.7 update brings Augmented Faces APIs, ARCore Elements and UI improvements”
Google’s ARCore is getting a new update that brings support for more phones and tablets including the likes of Galaxy Note9, OnePlus 6T, and ROG Phone, and the Sony Xperia X. The list of supported devices is compiled from the device profiles included within the ARCore APK. Continue reading “ARCore update brings support for Razer Phone, Galaxy Note 9, upcoming OnePlus 6T and more”
Google is rolling out an update to its ARCore and this time it brings support for Chrome OS with the recently released Acer Chromebook Tab 10. Also joining the list are the codenames associated with the Pixel 3, and Pixel 3 XL; blueline and crosshatch. Continue reading “ARCore v1.4 brings support for first Chromebook, Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL”
Nokia promised the face unlock feature on the recently launched Nokia 8 Sirocco, 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (2018) but the feature is nowhere to be seen yet even after months since the launch. However, Nokia Mobiles on Twitter has confirmed that the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and the new Nokia 6.1, as well as the Nokia 8, will get face unlock as an OTA update in the coming months. Continue reading “Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6.1 to get Face unlock via OTA update soon, Nokia 7 Plus gets ARCore support”
As announced at the Google I/O earlier this week, ARcore 1.2 is now available that brings Cloud Anchors, ‘Vertical Plane Detection’ and more. You can get the ARCore 1.2 Android APK here and side-load it manually.
Continue reading “Google ARCore gets shared AR experiences, Augmented Images, Sceneform and more [Update: ARCore v1.2 now available for download]”
After adding a bunch of new phones support and V1 release at the MWC 2018 event and announcing a range of ARCore apps last week, Google is rolling the update to ARCore app bringing its version number to V1.1 revealing its support for more devices. Continue reading “ARCore V1.1 update hints at upcoming support for Huawei P20, Nexus 6P, Galaxy S9 and more”
At the MWC 2018, Google had introduced the ARCore 1.0 with some changes and additions that also includes support for more devices. While Google opened up the ARCore to developers, there aren’t many apps or games yet. Today the company has announced a host of apps and games that you can try considering you have a compatible device Continue reading “Google announces range of augmented reality apps and games developed with ARCore 1.0”
Update: Google is officially rolling out ARCore 1.0, which is now available for 13 smartphones – Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, Note8, S7 and S7 edge, LG V30 and V30+ (Android O only), ASUS Zenfone AR and OnePlus 5. It will be available in upcoming devices from Samsung, Huawei, LGE, Motorola, ASUS, Xiaomi, HMD/Nokia, ZTE, Sony Mobile, and Vivo later this year. Google said that ARCore is designed to work on a wide variety of qualified Android phones running Android 7.0 (Nougat) and later.
Google said that ARCore 1.0 has improved environmental understanding that enables users to place virtual assets on textured surfaces like posters, furniture, toy boxes, books, cans and more. Continue reading “Google said to introduce ARCore 1.0 officially at MWC 2018, but the update is already rolling out [Update: Now available for 13 smartphones]”
Google has introduced ARCore, a new software development kit for building augmented reality apps on Android. This brings augmented reality capabilities to millions of Android phones without any additional hardware like Google’s Tango that uses several additional sensors. It also takes on Apple’s ARKit for iOS 11 that was introduced back in June. This works by tracking the position of the mobile device as it moves, and building its own understanding of the real world. Continue reading “Google ARCore brings augmented reality to millions of Android devices, takes on Apple ARKit”