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.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executives took to the main stage at the company's F8 Developer Conference to share their plans for enabling Facebook's various platforms for a type of shared augmented reality that was clearly inspired by the way Pokemon Go leverages a smartphone's camera.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, eCommerce, Backend, and Location. Highlights today include Google's ARCore, which gives Android users AR without specialized Tango hardware. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Twilio has introduced two new APIs for enabling multi-user augmented reality (AR) applications; the DataTrack API and the Media Sync API. The APIs allow developers to build apps that provide a more immersive environment for users and an AR experience that immediately reacts to changes.