Mar 31, 2020
Apple Partners with AR Startup to Bring Reliable Indoor Maps to Third Party Apps
Apple has partnered with AR startup to bring improved indoor maps to all of its devices via Apple Maps. The companies are working together to enable AR maps to exist in places other than Apple
Jan 29, 2020
Tim Cook Says Apple Is Excited about 5G and AR Products
During the company's earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook mentioned that he is excited about 5G and AR (augmented reality) products, vaguely hinting that these features might make it to future products. Apple announced
Jun 5, 2019
ARKit 3 Features Limited to iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and 2018 iPad Pro
With iOS 13, Apple is also debuting ARKit 3.0 with a number of new enhancements aimed at making the whole AR experience even better. This includes People Occlusion, face tracking, collaborative sessions, and more.
Aug 30, 2018
Apple Acquires Akonia Holographics, Which Makes Lenses for AR Glasses
Is Apple going to build a standalone augmented reality headset? The rumor mill has been leaning towards a vocal "yes" for quite some time, and the latest acquisition will certainly not help squash those rumors.
Aug 2, 2017
Tim Cook Says Augmented Reality is Going to Make Smartphones Even More Essential
Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, has been singing the praises of augmented reality for quite some time now, basically laying the red carpet for what many believed was an inevitable launch of something related to
Jul 21, 2017
iOS 11 and ARKit Bring Detailed Navigation to Walking Directions
While getting navigation routes while driving may be the primary use for some users of Apple Maps and Google Maps (and other similar apps), getting an outlined path while walking is also an important feature.