The Kudan AR SDK allows developers to create augmented reality apps for iOS and Android mobile devices. The service provides a multitude of tracking options and advanced rendering techniques. It also offers video capture, ambient lighting analysis, live camera texture mapping, and more. This SDK includes both Objective-C and Java APIs, as well as a Unity plugin.
Nokia this week released version 1.2 of its Imaging SDK. The new developer tools, which were announced by CEO Stephen Elop at Microsoft's Build conference in San Francisco, will allow developers to add a wide range of new features to their own camera applications. The SDK applies to devices running Windows Phone 8.0 and Windows Phone 8.1. Nokia claims the SDK will let even entry-level devices run compelling and complex imaging applications thanks to optimization and low-memory requirements.
Facebook hosted a develop conference in San Francisco Wednesday, its first such effort in three years. The event included not only new user-facing features in the giant social network, but a range of initiatives that should entice developers to look at Facebook with a new pair of money-tinted glasses.