Will We Soon See Augmented Reality Boom?

Technological innovations never cease to amaze people and it seems that technology will never run out of ways to surprise the world. Technologies such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have been around for some time now. However, it was never a question about “if” but “when” will this technology create the next boom.

Well, that time is certainly upon us now, as the Apple kicks things off with their AR platform called ARKit, which they announced¬†at their Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC 2017). We have seen the AR’s attempt at a “grand entrance” with the release of Pok√©mon Go app, but the hype died down after less than a year. Still, the idea remained and it seems that this year, AR technology will make its way into our lives.

Apple’s AR frontier

ARKit is the newest tool from Apple, that will help developers build AR into their apps. The technology revolves around motion sensors and already built-in graphics and processing modules inside the existing iPhones and iPads. This new AR platform will revolutionize the way digital content is brought into the real world and it will give people a whole new experience when using AR technology.

On one of the demos, …

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