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Topic: ARKit

MLB At Bat to get Apple ARKit enhancements for 2018 season

09/25/2017, 12:09 pm

Major League Baseball is in the middle of testing ARKit features for its At Bat iOS app, which will offer people live statistics as they watch a game from the stands.

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Video: The best ARKit apps you can download now on iOS 11

09/22/2017, 01:09 pm

One of the most hyped features of Apple's new iOS 11 update is ARKit, a series of tools for developers that make it easier than ever to create augmented reality apps. with ARKit apps now available on the App Store, AppleInsider gives you some of the best options you can test out right now.

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Ikea's augmented reality app now available for download

09/19/2017, 09:09 pm

First teased at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June as part of Apple's ARKit debut, Ikea's augmented reality shopping app, Ikea Place, saw release on Tuesday shortly after iOS 11 was pushed out to end users.

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First ARKit apps hit App Store, including Strava's Fitness AR and room dimensioning app PLNAR

09/19/2017, 08:09 pm

With the release of iOS 11 on Tuesday, iPhone and iPad owners will see a flood of augmented reality titles hit the App Store thanks to Apple's introduction of ARKit. An app utilizing fitness tracking app maker Strava's API and room dimensioning title PLNAR are among the first to take advantage of the specialized API.

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Apple updates TestFlight & Swift Playgrounds for iOS 11's new tech

09/19/2017, 02:09 pm

In conjunction with the release of iOS 11, Apple has also released new versions of TestFlight and Swift Playgrounds, redesigning the former's interface and adding an things like an Augmented Reality challenge to the latter.

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Apple's iOS 11 available to all, brings better Siri, ARKit, H.265, AirPlay 2, more

09/19/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple's iOS 11's first mainstream release is now available, and features includes ARKit, a revamped Control Center with deep 3D Touch support, Do Not Disturb When Driving, a new look for the App Store, a new voice for Siri, multi-speaker support with AirPlay 2, and more.

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Tim Cook speaks to Good Morning America, discusses iOS 11, iPhone X, Face ID, Steve Jobs legacy

09/19/2017, 09:09 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with Robin Roberts a few hours before the launch of iOS 11, and spoke about the iPhone 8, the iPhone X, iOS 11, ARKit, and the legacy of Steve Jobs.

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Watch: Apple goes all-in on augmented reality

09/16/2017, 08:09 pm

Apple is going all-in on augmented reality with iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iOS 11. From hardware acceleration on the A11 Bionic chip to ARKit in iOS 11, check out all the new AR features consumers coming to Apple's product line starting Sept. 22.

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Video: A sneak peak at iOS 11 Augmented Reality at the Apple Park Visitor Center

09/14/2017, 10:09 pm

At WWDC17, Apple introduced ARKit, iOS 11's new dev tools for Augmented Reality. It demonstrated interactive 3D games spilling off a table on stage and offered a hands-on look at a simple app that placed virtual objects on a table its iPads could recognize as a 3D plane. This week, it unveiled a practical new real-world app for exploring the Apple Park project.

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Latest ARKit demos show hand-tracking beer pong, visualized audio trails [u]

09/07/2017, 12:09 pm

New demonstrations using Apple's ARKit may suggest some of the possibilities of the augmented reality platform, including the integration of hand tracking. [Updated to correct ModiFace info]

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Apple updates ARKit resources for developers building augmented reality apps

08/29/2017, 07:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday refreshed its developer portal with new information about ARKit, including sample code and AR-specific entries in its Human Interface Guidelines for iOS.

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Apple invites developers, media to Cupertino HQ to showcase ARKit apps

08/29/2017, 05:08 pm

Apple on Monday brought developers and the press to its Cupertino headquarters, seeking to promote its ARKit platform for creating augmented reality apps on the iPhone and iPad.

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Google tries to fight wide ARKit compatibility with its own augmented reality initiative ARCore

08/29/2017, 12:08 pm

Google has announced it's own augmented reality initiative called ARCore -- but serious limitations on what versions of Android can be used and a very narrow list of compatible hardware will be tough hurdles to overcome.

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Latest demos with iOS 11 ARKit show plated food, 3D sculpting with Apple Pencil

08/28/2017, 11:08 am

Two new ARKit demonstrations by developers are showing the rapid advancement of what is possible with the new technology, with one showing food on a plate prior to ordering, and the other illustrating sculpting and painting with the iPad for use in other AR applications.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to make announcement in Austin on Friday [u]

08/24/2017, 10:08 pm

An unverified tip claims Apple CEO Tim Cook is planning to make an important announcement in the augmented reality/virtual reality space in Austin, Tex., on Friday, and might also reveal the date of an expected September iPhone event, AppleInsider has learned.

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Unreal Engine updated with preliminary support for Apple's ARKit in iOS 11

08/08/2017, 03:08 pm

The new version of Epic's Unreal Engine provides basic ARKit support for iOS, developed in collaboration with Peter Jackson's Wingnut AR.

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Apple R&D nears $3B per quarter in Q3 as work on AR, autonomous systems continue

08/02/2017, 12:08 am

Apple spent nearly $3 billion on research and development in the third quarter of 2017, a $377 million year-over-year increase that brings the company's six-month outlay on future projects to more than $5.7 billion.

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Apple invention details AR mapping system for iPhone, head-mounted displays

07/27/2017, 05:07 am

An Apple invention published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday details a method of overlaying interactive digital information onto real-world environments displayed on a portable device screen, specifically data regarding navigation assets like points of interest.

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Inside iOS 11: The coolest Apple ARKit demos created so far

07/26/2017, 01:07 pm

ARKit will instantaneously become the largest augmented reality platform in the world -- but to capitalize on that, developers will need to come up with awesome uses of the technology. With only a few weeks under their belt using Apple's iOS 11, content creators have already begun to impress in big ways.

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Apple's unified iPhone userbase could help kickstart augmented reality industry

07/13/2017, 10:07 am

Apple's hegemony over its hardware and software platforms could boost not just the company's own augmented reality efforts, but the AR industry in general -- in a way that hasn't been managed by Google so far.

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