The latest smartphones from OnePlus have now received support for ARCore, Google’s software-based augmented reality platform. Google introduced this platform in 2017 and dozens of devices have received support for it since. The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro have now joined that list in addition to the 5G variant of the OnePlus 7 Pro.
ARCore, Google’s software-based augmented reality platform, is now expanding to a handful of additional devices. The company keeps a list of devices that receive support. The list is regularly updated to reflect the new additions that are made. Five additional devices have now received support for Google’s ARCore platform.
Google has been preparing for the upcoming fall semester by adding new features to Classroom over the past couple of months. The features are available on the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 as well which is the first tablet to be powered by Google’s web-based Chrome OS. The company has now announced that it’s adding support for its ARCore augmented reality platform to the tablet.
Google introduced its ARCore augmented reality platform not too long ago. It takes the baton from the company’s Project Tango which required specialized hardware. ARCore is a software-based AR platform which means it doesn’t require any special hardware to enable augmented reality experiences. ARCore has already gone live on a variety of smartphones from Samsung, LG, OnePlus, and Motorola. It will soon be arriving on the Nokia 8 as well.
Google ARCore is a software platform which enables developers to build augmented reality experiences for compatible devices. ARCore support has been rolled out to several handsets from different manufacturers across the globe but China was one market where this platform was previously unavailable. That changes today as Google has launched ARCore in China as part of a new partnership with Xiaomi.
It was first reported in March that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will get support for ARCore in the coming weeks. It has actually taken a couple of months for this to happen but Samsung’s 2018 flagship now finally has support for Google’s augmented reality platform. These aren’t the first Samsung handsets to get support for the platform as the company’s 2017 flagships already have ARCore support.
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, light estimation, and environmental understanding. ARCore already supported a handful of Nougat-powered devices at launch such as Google’s Pixel smartphones and the Galaxy S8 lineup however the company is yet to confirm […]
Just the other day Google announced the launch of ARCore 1.0 and it looks like Amazon is one of the framework’s early adopters. The company has recently announced an update to its Amazon shopping app on Android where they have added AR View as a new feature, which as its name suggests will let users use augmented reality (AR) to place objects in their living rooms.