Dev Report: Google’s ARCore Bests Apple’s ARKit with Tracking for Walls, Ceilings, Even Ramps
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This morning Google announced ARCore, an SDK for Android devices that will allow augmented reality developers to add new functionality to Android 7.0 and up, all without any special hardware other than the camera of a phone.
While Apple released ARKit into beta at WDCC a few months ago, it is worth noting that the capabilities of ARCore already surpass what ARKit offers.
With the ARKit, developers can track a horizontal surface. This is great for putting things on tables or living room floors but leaves out about half of the surfaces in the world. ARCore, can not only track upward facing… more