Electronics company Epson is asking developers for its Moverio smartglasses with an updated Software Development Kit (SDK) and integration with a web-based augmented reality experience tool.
Announced today at the Augmented World Expo in Santa Clara, The new version of the Moverio AR SDK adds several new features, mainly 3D object tracking with CAD data and 2D image tracking.
19659005] 3D object tracking allows apps to recognize different objects based on CAD data as a reference point and QR Render codes or markers. Apps can track multiple objects at once and allow users to move or interact with objects.
With the SDK, apps can also recognize and track multiple images such as posters, pictures or paintings. As with 3D object tracking, the image recognition is dynamic so that users are able to walk around the tracked images.
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Apps created in ByondXR can be deployed instantly on multiple platforms including web-based experiences for desktop and mobile devices as well as native mobile apps, especially those based on ARKit and ARCore, an app developed for Moverio can be easily deployed on mobile devices.
"Whether we are our own Developing functions or working with other innovative platforms such as the Epson Moverio glasses, ByondXR is committed to developing the immersive media industry and finding new ways to support our headset partners, "said Noam Levavi, co-founder and CEO of ByondXR in a statement. "The deployment of the Epson Moverio AR SDK gives us the unique opportunity Bringing brands and companies tools to develop dynamic, interactive AR content. "
Smartglasses does not use the famous line Field of Dreams . When you build it, neither businesses nor consumers will come if there is no app ecosystem. With the updated SDK and web-based editing tools, Epson has helped developers develop apps that will attract users.