Apple may not be ready to present its rumored yet un-approved Smartglasses. However, the current depth detection hardware of the iPhone is useful for both smart glass and mobile AR apps manufacturers.
This week, North has launched a new app that uses the TrueDepth camera on iPhone X and 11 series smartphones to perform the customization process for its Smartglasses focals. Meanwhile, Snapchat uses the camera to take 3D pictures and videos.
On the developer side, the Magic Leap World Store has a new app category that makes it easy for developers to share pre-alpha apps and ideas. [1
North Introduces App to Accommodate and Try on Focals
North's Wearables Startup A smart move to get its Focals Smartglasses into the hands of more consumers.
On Wednesday, the company launched a new Focals Showroom iOS app that uses the TrueDepth FaceID camera on the iPhone X X R  X S X S The Smartphones Max, 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max record the faces of the users and complete the adjustment process for the Smartglasses in their own four walls.
Continue reading to find out how the The Focals Showroom app could potentially impact North's ability to move units of focals.
REALITY BITES: When talking about Smartglasses, it seems Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is sending out a beep to his company's efforts to build AR wearables. Ray-Ban-Mother is said to have commissioned Luxottica as an assistant. Under the code name Orion, the product is expected to be a stand-alone device that can replace smartphones and not pair with them.
Snapchat uses the iPhone's TrueDepth camera to create 3D content
Snap is finally using the depth detection capabilities of newer iPhones and expanding the use of its new 3D camera mode.
Introduced Snapchat for the iPhone X series and the new iPhone 11 series, 3D camera mode, this week will capture 3D images and video with the TrueDepth camera. In addition, users can add augmented reality effects to the resulting content and share it with others.
REALITY BITES: The acquisition of Modiface by L & #;; Oreal two years ago appears to have been a catalyst for other suppliers of AR cosmetic technology to enter into partnerships with retailers. The latest example comes from Perfect Corp., the company behind the AR cosmetics app, YouCam, which is now working with Alibaba Group to integrate its technology into Tmall and Taabao online stores.
Developers Can Now Publish Experimental Concepts for Magic Leap World
Magic Leap makes it easy for developers to share their spatial computer experiments with other users of Magic Leap One.
On Thursday, Magic Leap World allowed developers to publish concepts defined by Magic Leap, "free limited functionality apps" that users of Magic Leap One can use to test and rate.
REALITY BITES: Unity now finally seems ready to engage selected developers with the Project MARS Augmented Reality Development Tool. Timoni West Director of XR at Unity Openly Invited Unity Developer with AR Experience, Time for Some In-Office User Tests at Unity in San Francisco Bushra Mahmood Principal designer at Unity.
TeamViewer Pilot gets support for Vuzix, Epson and RealWear Smartglasses.
Companies using enterprise-class wearables for their workforce now have a new option among the plethora of AR productivity apps that can help their team members communicate in AR.
TeamViewer, a well-known brand among IT and help desk technicians, extends TeamViewer Pilot AR mode from its mobile apps to Android-based smart glasses from Vuzix, Epson and RealView.  Continue reading to learn more about the TeamViewer Pilot Update and find out where the app is now in the crowded field of Enterprise AR platforms.
REALITY BITES: Last Week, AR Display Manufacturer Wav eOptics has completed an over-drawn $ 39 million Series C round of financing. When WaveOptics opened in December 2018, it was looking for only $ 26 million.
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