With Layar SDK, developers can implement interactive printing to Android and iOS applications. This kit includes the Layar Vision tool and the Geo Location functionality with the aim to present Augmented Reality to the user. Some of the content supported includes 3D models, animations, HTML widgets, image carousels, and augmented reality videos. The SDK is free for 30 days until a Key is purchased.
The W3C, an international standards organization for the Web, has just announced the first public working draft for the WebXR Device API. This new specification will move toward establishing standards for support of virtual reality and augmented reality devices on the Web.
At Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, Mark Zuckerberg and other company execs announced an augmented reality platform that recognizes a lot of what's within view of a smartphone's camera. But can that technology be harnessed to deal with crimes like those being broadcast with Facebook Live?