Location service provider Mapbox extends the reach of its augmented reality development capabilities to include apps for automobiles and smartphone navigation.
On Thursday, Mapbox announced a trio of new features for the forthcoming Vision SDK. Available to developers via public beta.
Adding augmented reality data layers to the camera view from anywhere in the world enables the Vision SDK Allow developers to develop AR navigation apps for automobiles that show turn by turn directions on the road ahead or place 3D content in places of interest.
"The Vision SDK processes images directly on mobile devices and embedded devices, so any connected camera becomes a second focus for your car," said Tory Smith, Vision SDK Product Manager, in a blog post. "The neural networks use AI image processing with very low power consumption, so they can run on phones and other IoT devices."
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