iOS 12 adds many AR features, push AR Application Tool Platform ARKit 2.0
The 2018 Apple WWDC Global Developers Conference was held today. Apple released iOS 12, new USDZ document format, AR measurement tools, ARKit 2.0, etc. at the conference. According to Craig Federigh, vice president of Apple, all products supporting iOS 11 support iOS 12, Apple is focusing on improving the performance of old devices. Under iOS 12, App open speed will increase by 40%, keyboard speed will increase by 50%, and The speed of opening the camera on the device is increased by 70%.
On iOS 12, Apple introduced a new document format, USDZ, which will be supported by companies such as Adobe, Autodesk, Sketchfab, PTC, and Quixel.
In addition, many new AR-related features have been added to iOS 12. For example, the AR measurement tool: Measurement, can use the mobile phone to achieve measurement in the AR scene; Apple ‘s ARKit tool platform for the development of AR applications has also been updated with the introduction of ARKit 2.0.
AR also added a multiplayer interactive function to demonstrate the scene of the AR LEGO game. Apart from the building blocks themselves, they can also explore the stories in the LEGO world. Even the LEGO villains are dynamic.
AR’s functionality can also be used in many scenarios, such as new applications, to implement AR display of images on web pages.
The newly added AR function is very cool, but I don’t know how Apple will handle the privacy issues of all these apps and websites. After all, the camera keeps track of the user’s face and surroundings.
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