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OnePlus Nord now supports Google AR Core

The OnePlus Nord was announced in July 2020 with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, 90Hz display, and a quad rear camera setup at an exciting starting price of ₹24,999/€399. The phone has made its way into the hands of reviewers and users alike, and the reception for the smartphone has largely been positive so far. OnePlus has...

Google Pixel 4a, LG Velvet, Redmi K30 Pro, and 25 more now support Google ARCore

Nowadays, you don't have to buy a phone with specialized hardware to enjoy augmented reality applications on Android. Modern smartphones, even mid-ranger ones, are equipped with the necessary hardware to handle AR. All a device really needs these days is an RGB camera, an accelerometer, and a gyroscope. Google has decoupled all the AR-related software...

Google’s ARCore Depth API is now available for developers to make realistic AR experiences

ARCore is Google's SDK for creating augmented reality experiences on Android and iOS. On Android devices, it's delivered as part of the Google Play Services for AR app. Late last year, Google previewed the ARCore Depth API which improves the immersion for devices with a single camera. Now, this API is ready for a public...

Google Play Services for AR now supports the Motorola Edge, Realme 6, Samsung Galaxy A31/41, Sony Xperia 1 II, and more

Google Play Services for AR (formerly Google ARCore) is a software service from the company that enables applications to create augmented reality experienced on devices without any need for dedicated hardware. While the service uses a device's existing cameras and sensors for the AR experience, Google has to work with OEMs to create custom calibration...

OnePlus 8, Samsung Galaxy A51 5G, and Samsung Galaxy A71 5G now support Google Play Services for AR

Google Play Services for AR (formerly Google ARCore) is a software service from the company that enables applications to create augmented reality experiences on devices without the need for dedicated hardware. While the service just uses a device's existing cameras and sensors for the AR experience, Google has to work with OEMs to create custom...

Google Play Services for AR now supports the OPPO Find X2, Samsung Galaxy M21/M31, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, and more

Google’s first foray into augmented reality for mobile devices was Project Tango. The venture, however, wasn't quite successful because of steep hardware requirements. The Mountain View giant later launched a software-based solution named Google Play Services for AR (formerly called ARCore) that allows developers to add augmented reality features to apps without any dedicated hardware....

Google Play Services for AR now supports the LG V60, Moto G8 series, Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite/Note 10 Lite, and many more

Google’s ARCore (now Google Play Services for AR) is an SDK that allows developers to add augmented reality features to apps. While it doesn’t require any specialized hardware, Google still has to work with OEMs to create custom calibration profiles for each device. Since each device has a different camera and sensor setup, getting the...

ARCore’s Depth API helps create depth maps using a single camera

Google ARCore, which was recently renamed to Google Play Services for AR, is Google’s attempt at expanding Augmented Reality and its experiences to more and more devices without the need for specialized niche hardware, unlike the erstwhile Project Tango. Google is now making ARCore more immersive for a wider variety of devices through the new Depth API. Devices under...

Google’s ARCore now supports the Realme X2/Pro, OPPO Reno 2, LG G8X, and more

Google's ARCore (now Google Play Services for AR) is an SDK that allows developers to add augmented reality features to apps. While it doesn't require any specialized hardware, Google still has to work with OEMs to create custom calibration profiles for each device. Since each device has a different camera and sensor setup, getting the...

Google ARCore now supports the Realme 5/5 Pro and Realme XT

Google ARCore, which was recently renamed to Google Play Services for AR, is Google's attempt at expanding Augmented Reality and its experiences to more and more devices without the need for specialized niche hardware, unlike the erstwhile Project Tango. While ARCore does away with the need for specialized hardware, there is still a small catch:...

[Update: Pixel 4, Xperia 5] Samsung Galaxy Fold and OnePlus 7T/7T Pro are now supported by Google ARCore

New Android devices are being released every week and Google constantly tries to keep up with adding them to the list of devices that support Google Play Services for AR. Formerly called ARCore, Google Play Services for AR doesn't require any dedicated hardware like Project Tango, but Google still needs to manually whitelist devices to...

Redmi K20/K20 Pro, Redmi Note 7/7 Pro, Motorola One Action/Zoom, and more now support Google’s AR services

Google and AR have had a rocky history together. Google's first foray into augmented reality for mobile devices, Project Tango, was not very successful, partly because it required dedicated hardware to even work. As you may remember, there were pretty much no devices supporting Project Tango aside from a few developer devices and one Lenovo...