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  1. Atsix26

    Apps ARCore app crashing on Android Emulator

    I'm developing an ARCore app with Unity and I'm trying to test it on Android Studio's Android Emulator. I've built the .apk file and installed it on the virtual device but the app crashes a few seconds after starting up. Before that, it's only possible to see the app's UI, while the rest of the...
  2. Android News

    USA Today’s first AR app focuses on space

    After a series of VR apps like The Wall and USS Eisenhower VR, USA Today Network is now exploring storytelling on another new (ish) platform: AR. 321 Launch is the network's first AR app, and it's designed to deliver what it says is the "industry's first, multi-layered interactive experience for...
  3. Android News

    The New York Times brings its AR experiences to Android

    Ever since Google officially launched its ARCore platform in late February, we've been seeing more and more unique implementations of it. Most recently, The New York Times announced that it's now bringing new AR experiences to Android phones that support ARCore.
  4. Android News

    Google launched a new AR app that lets you draw white lines in the air

    Google has launched a new AR app that’s both simple to use and fun. It’s an app called Just a Line that lets you draw white lines in the air. Google has termed it an AR experiment, as you can literally only draw white lines.
  5. Android News

    Google's bringing its Maps APIs to augmented reality game development

    Pokémon Go is one of the biggest mobile games to ever be released, and later this year, we'll see similar AR games that get people moving in the real world while interacting with the lore of Harry Potter, Ghostbusters, and more. To help make the development of these titles as easy as possible...
  6. Android News

    Jurassic World Alive will offer Pokémon Go-style AR gameplay with dinosaurs

    Today, a new mobile AR game was announced that shares some of Pokémon Go’s gameplay features. However, instead of cute anime animals, Jurassic Park Alive offers players a chance to collect huge virtual dinosaurs.
  7. Android News

    Magic Leap One AR headset announced for 2018

    Magic Leap has been showcasing its tech in little snippets here and there over the years, but today we finally have our first look at the initial hardware from the company. It's called the Magic Leap One, and it's an AR headset that'll arrive in 2018.
  8. Android News

    Google shutting down Project Tango on March 1st

    Google has announced that support for Project Tango AR will end on March 1st, 2018. Google's ARCore will be the focus going forward.
  9. Android News

    Google's Pixel AR stickers are available starting today

    During Google's Pixel 2 event in October, the company teased its upcoming AR stickers and starting today, Pixel users can actually get their hands on them. Those with Pixel phones running Android 8.1 Oreo will have access to AR stickers like Foodmoji, 3D text and celebratory balloons and...
  10. Android News

    Niantic's next AR game is based on Harry Potter

    A new report suggests that Niantic's next AR game will feature J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter franchise.
  11. Android News

    Google is launching an AR and VR object library called Poly

    Google is opening a new platform called where people can find and distribute virtual and augmented reality objects. The tool is integrated with Tilt Brush and Blocks.
  12. admyrick

    Google Expeditions now includes tours of MLB stadiums

    To celebrate the ongoing MLB World Series, Google Expeditions has announced new virtual tours of different MLB stadiums including Citi Field in New York and Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore.
  13. Android News

    Target uses augmented reality to help you shop for furniture

    Like many others, Target will use augmented reality to make it easier for you to shop furniture. You'll be able to use an AR app to digitally view the furniture as it would appear in your home to get a preview of how it looks.
  14. Android News

    Niantic CEO says AR will reach its full potential with glasses

    Niantic CEO John Hanke believes AR technology won't reach it's full potential until it's built into glasses.
  15. O

    Toys R Us using AR to help drive more people to stores

    Toys R Us is going through a rough patch after recently having to file for bankruptcy. One of the ways they hope to rebound is by transforming their shopping experience with the use of augmented reality stations to have virtual fun inside the store.
  16. Android News

    What's the difference between Tango and ARCore?

    On the surface, ARCore and Tango feel like entirely unique approaches to augmented reality. But if you take a closer look with us, you'll see these two things are part of the same larger system Google has been working on for years.
  17. Android News

    Lenovo's Jedi Challenges AR headset uses your Android phone

    Lenovo has introduced an AR headset with 2 fish-eye cameras for use with upcoming Star Wars AR content. The headset uses your phone as the brain and display, and it comes with Lightsaber-shaped controllers. There will be 3 games to start.
  18. Android News

    Google ARCore brings a software-based AR platform

    Google is retiring their efforts in Tango in favor of ARCore, a new AR platform that doesn't require new hardware. This is likely a play to compete with Apple's ARKit.
  19. Android News

    This AR app turns your home into an 80s music video

    A new app for phones can re-create the classic rotoscoped look of A-ha's Take On Me music video right in your home.
  20. Android News

    Lenovo works with Disney for AR game “Star Wars: Jedi Challenges”

    Lenovo has a headset, a lightsaber peripheral and a big job to fulfill in maintaining some imagination in this new world of gaming for Disney.
  21. Android News

    What Google Lens means for the future of augmented reality

    Adam from Android Authority takes a look at Google Lens and how the upcoming app impacts artificial intelligence and augmented reality for Google.
  22. Android News

    Merge VR launches $1 million fund to fuel VR

    VR has a chicken/egg problem. Why buy a VR headset if there are no games to play? Conversely, why develop VR games if there is no one to play them? Merge VR is hoping to solve this with a $1 million fund to fuel AR and VR developers.
  23. Android News

    Hands-on: ASUS ZenFone AR with Tango [VIDEO]

    At Google I/O 2017, it was announced that the ASUS ZenFone AR with Tango would be launching on Verizon later this Summer. Google and ASUS offered a hands-on with the device, providing Phandroid the opportunity to check out what the device will be capable of once it's launched.
  24. Android News

    Daydream Euphrates is the latest update to Google's VR platform

    Daydream Euphrates has been announced at Google I/O 2017 and will bring an all-new experience to your virtual reality devices. The update also includes a built-in VR web browser, while also adding a 2D panel to allow users to access normal Android functions in VR.
  25. Android News

    How to watch Google's VR and AR I/O livestream

    Google I/O 2017 is still taking place, and today at 12:30 there will be a live stream of the conference regarding Google's AR and VR initiative, where are expecting to learn more about the new standalone VR headset.