What is ARCore?

If there is an Apple AR building platform there necessarily will be one from Google too. Meet ARCore.

ARCore enables your phone to understand the physical world and complement it with interactive digital information. With the smart use of various APIs, ARCore permits your Android phone to completely perceive its environment.

The three main ingredients for the ARCore recipe:
Motion Tracking
The phone understands its position in relation to the world creating a smooth and visionary Augmented Reality experience.

Environmental Understanding
The phone understands the dimensions and locations of surfaces in the room, such as the floor. In this way we can virtually insert lifelike objects into the physical space.

Light estimation
The phone perceives lighting information and can credibly incorporate virtual 3D objects into the environment. All of them combined provide an unforgettable and lifelike AR experience.

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