Android 1.9 also includes an update for Augmented Images API, the image recognition protocol introduced at Google I / O 2018. With the updated version of Augmented Images, developers can track 2D images as they move and track multiple image targets simultaneously.
In addition to the new and updated features used Google has the opportunity to review recently introduced features such as Augmented Faces, which will be expanded to iOS this summer.
Since Launching with ARCore 1.0 Google has been striving for years to bring the universe of ARCore-compliant devices from ei a handful of models on over 130 Android devices (as well as nearly 20 iPhones and iPads for the Cloud A) expand nchor's multiplayer protocol and upcoming support for augmented faces).
"Just over a year ago, we launched ARCore, a platform to build augmented reality experiences," said Gosalia. "Developers have created thousands of ARCore apps to help users with everything from cleaning their dishwashers, to buying sunglasses, to imaging the night sky, and since the last I / O, we've got the number of ARCore-enabled devices quadruples an estimated 400 million. "
And although Google has fine-tuned the capabilities of ARKit, Google's platform still lacks solid content. However, the addition of Scene Viewer, which AR brings to Search, will likely make up for it.
In addition, it poses new challenges in the industry. Google stands shoulder to shoulder with Mozilla, Facebook, and others to support the gitf 3D file format, while Apple still insists on using the USDZ format. While the competition is healthy, it's a shame if the standards' lack of consistency for AR stuns its growth in the mobile AR arena.
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