Google has put down its Measure app that utilized ARCore features to compute an object's dimensions via your Android phone's camera. Starting today, it won't be available for download.
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Google has expanded the beta program for its new augmented reality walking directions feature for Maps. It will be available for all Android and iOS devices with ARCore and ARKit starting this week.
IKEA will soon allow users to make purchases through its augmented reality application, IKEA Place. Although the app allows users to try out products in their homes, users can't buy items through it.
The Measure app, Google's augmented reality-based tool for measuring objects in the real world, has also received a new UI design and improvements to its visualization and controls.
At CES last week, Naughty America showed off a new augmented reality app that it's working on for mobile devices. The app is completely safe for work, as it has to be able to get into the App Store.
With the launch of ARCore, it was only going to be a matter of time before Google shifted the spotlight from its first attempt at AR to its new star. A tweet signaled the end of the old platform.
Today, Google announced ARCore, its augmented reality solution that will run on phones without any special hardware, like Tango required. It's available today on the Pixel and Galaxy S8.