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Apple ARKit

A framework to create Augmented Reality experiences for iOS

54 Alternatives to Apple ARKit

Snapchat is launching an augmented reality platform that allows people to pin art in specific locations so other users can see it. Arts can apply to have their art featured on the platform.

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TechCrunch
Snapchat plans to launch a new augmented reality art platform featuring pop artist Jeff Koons and others. It will allow art to be pinned to specific locations in augmented reality so users can see it when they hold up their phones in the right spot.
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Google's answer to Apples ARKit

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TechCrunch
In a couple weeks, Apple will release ARKit with iOS11 and, overnight, hundreds of millions of Apple devices will become augmented reality-capable machines, giving developers a sort of new mobile gold rush to find their niche and capitalize on the platform Apple CEO Tim Cook has called "big and profound."
VentureBeat
Google today launched a preview of ARCore, an Android software development kit (SDK) that brings augmented reality to existing and future Android phones without requiring additional sensors or hardware. Developers can download the SDK now and start creating new AR experiences on Android.
19 Alternatives to Google ARCore

Start drawing easily using augmented reality

SketchAR puts virtual images on paper to let you trace drawings from your phone. SketchAR is for those who have always wanted but have never been able to draw. Also, the app is designed for professional artists as a simple and convenient way to trace sketches onto any desired surface (e.g., canvas, wall, etc.).

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ArchDaily
The ability to draw well is one of the most coveted skills in architecture. Unfortunately for those without an innate gift for sketching, it's also one of the most difficult to learn-even if it can, contrary to popular opinion, be learned with commitment and practice.
UploadVR
Update: This article originally published on January 6th, 2017 but as of today, April 18th, 2017, SketchAR is officially available for free on the iOS App Store. Download it today and get to drawing! Original: Augmented reality's potential is immense.
Co.Design
You may not know or care about Project Tango, Google's depth-sensing camera system, which can map augmented reality visuals onto the real world. You may not care about the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro smartphone, which is the first consumer smartphone to have Tango baked right in, either.
Gizmodo
Have you ever dreamed about impressing the people around your neighborhood with preachy Banksy-inspired graffiti? SketchAR is an augmented reality drawing app that uses a smartphone and its camera to let you trace images. And when used with a device that supports Google's Project Tango technology, suddenly anyone can become a tagger who doesn't suck.
Wired
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The Verge
There's a lot of tracing naysayers out there who say it's "cheating," or that it doesn't actually help you learn to draw, but I beg to differ. The best way to learn to draw is by doing, and if it...
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Create AR experiences for your online store

Introducing Shopify AR - everything a merchant needs to create augmented reality shopping experiences for their customers shopping on Safari in iOS12. Check out how some merchants are already using it:

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TechCrunch
Shopify is leaning on phone-based AR to make online purchases look a little more lifelike for users. The Canadian commerce company announced today that they have added support for AR Quick Look, one of Apple's new features from ARKit 2 which will be going live with iOS12 later today. Merchant...
Shopify's Ecommerce Blog - Ecommerce News, Online Store Tips & More
Today, we're announcing Shopify AR: an accessible toolkit for businesses to create their own AR experiences, including our services marketplace of 3D modelling partners, the 3D Warehouse App to store your models, and an easy way to add AR Quick Look support to your store.
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