Google is 12 by updating Google Measure, its augmented reality app that allows users to measure real-world objects. The app is now compatible with any ARCore phone. Previously, it was only available on Project Tango devices.
A new demo from Leap Motion shows that table tennis in mixed reality could be a lot of fun -- you never have to pick up the ball, for starters. But its greatest potential may be in teaching players how to improve against A.I. opponents.
The next version of Microsoft's HoloLens headset for augmented reality will supposedly feature Qualcomm's new Snapdragon XR1. The rumor arrives by way of an anonymous source who claims the headset will appear in January 2019.
Itching to create an augmented reality object? Adobe will soon have software to help. Adobe recently teased Project Aero, an upcoming software that helps design AR objects, including support for Apple's ARKit.
Augmented reality may not be quite ready for mainstream use just yet, but that doesn't mean it's not being used for important things altogether. RealWear has launched an intrinsically-safe AR headset for industrial use.
Apple is looking for a UI designer to help the company in the augmented reality space. The latest job posting fuels speculation that Apple is continuing work on its rumored mixed reality glasses, which could be ready by 2020.
Qualcomm revealed the first platform dedicated to extended reality (XR) with the launch of its Snapdragon XR1 chip and headset design. XR is an umbrella term used to group virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality.
Back in March, Google released Just a Line as part of its slew of new ARCore apps. On May 30, the company not only launched a version for the iPhone but introduced a new collaborative feature for both Android and iOS.
Streem's AR-enhanced mobile video platform has partnered with the Porch network of more than 250,000 contractors nationwide. The Streem app connects homeowners with Porch assistants who capture information for contractors to make quotes.
Researchers created an application for Microsoft's Hololens that can steer visually impaired individuals through an unfamiliar, complex, multi-story building. It relies on the headset's 3D sound and real-time room/object mapping.