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Photography App Uses AR To Let You Shoot Models In The Real World

04/20/2018, Different styles of photography present their own set of challenges. For example landscape photography might look simple, but the challenge is framing and composing the scene in an interesting way and also waiting for the right light. Studio photography...

Star Wars AR Holochess Released For iPhone

04/18/2018, If you’re a big fan of augmented reality and Star Wars then you’re really going to like the new AR experience that’s now available for your smartphone. It’s now possible to play Star Wars Holochess on the iPhone in all of its...


Snapchat’s Exclusive iPhone X Lenses Are Now Available

04/06/2018, During Apple’s iPhone announcements, the company typically likes to bring other companies onstage where they will also be announcing partnerships or certain exclusive features. For example in 2016 when the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were announced, Nintendo...

Lenovo Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Review

04/03/2018, Lenovo and Disney have partnered to create Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, a Mixed Reality gaming set based on the Star Wars universe. We tested it at IFA in Germany, and again at CEATEC in Japan. With the retail unitprice drop to ~$150 and with a Last Jedi...

Chrome OS ARCore Support May Arrive Soon

04/01/2018, Launched earlier this year, ARCore is Google’s augmented reality platform that enables developers to build AR apps. It uses three key technologies to place AR objects in the real world using the phone’s camera which include motion tracking,...

ARKit Based Apps Have Exceeded 13 Million Downloads In 6 Months

03/29/2018, For years Apple has extolled the virtues of augmented reality (AR) technology, and just last year the company finally delivered with the ARKit framework that allowed iOS developers to created AR-based apps for the platform. It turns out that ARKit is...

Concept App Uses Augmented Reality To Help Assemble IKEA Furniture

03/22/2018, With IKEA rolling out its Place app which uses augmented reality (AR) technology where users can place and adjust furniture in their homes virtually to get an idea of the look and feel, it is no doubt a game-changer when it comes to purchasing furniture...

Google’s ‘Just A Line’ App Lets You Draw In The Air

03/21/2018, With Google officially launching ARCore, it seems that quite a few developers and companies are taking advantage of it, such as eBay who is using augmented reality (AR) to help users figure out the best boxes to ship their items with. Then there is also...

Meow ARCat Lets You Raise A Cat Using Augmented Reality

03/19/2018, Have you ever wanted a pet but your building management won’t allow it? Or that you’re too busy? Or maybe you just love cats but are unfortunately allergic to them? The good news is that thanks to technology, you will now be able to raise a cat minus...

IKEA’s AR ‘Place’ App Is Now Available On Android

03/19/2018, When Apple announced ARKit, they also revealed that they had partnered up with several companies to create augmented reality (AR) apps such as IKEA where they launched their “Place” app for iOS devices. The app was initially exclusive to iOS devices...

AR Beauty App Maker ModiFace Acquired By L’Oreal

03/18/2018, L’Oréal has announced its acquisition of ModiFace, an augmented reality beauty app maker based in Canada. The company says that this decision is part of its digital acceleration strategy to give its 34 international brands the tools they need to...

ARKit Helps Bring Street Fighter II Into The Real World

03/14/2018, With more companies starting to push augmented reality (AR) technology these days, we’re starting to see some really cool applications. For example one developer leveraged Apple’s ARKit and the TrueDepth camera to create a mind-bending illusion with...