From today, consumers with ARCore-enabled smartphones will be able to measure objects around them quickly and easily
Augmented Reality capabilities, or augmented reality, for mapping real space using cameras and interfacing with it, have existed in smart devices for some time - but for now without too many applications have significant benefits beyond light entertainment for a short time. Google hopes to change that And is now re-launching the Measure on the Play Store, Which does exactly what its name says.
Each device is officially supported by ARCore, the development environment for integrated reality and the laminated reality it launched Google Officially last March, they will now be able to enjoy a free tool for measuring physical objects in the real world - via the smartphone screen, without the need for any additional add-ons.
Measure is not intended to fully replace the measuring tape, the plas or other instruments used for precise measurements today, but it is certainly effective for obtaining a good and reliable assessment of the length and height of everything in front of it. It is likely that this is a direct response from home Google The decision of Dark To offer its own ARKit-based measurement applicationiOS 12 on the way.
That's how it actually works
As of today there are A list of close to 40 smartphones Of the last two years that support ARCore, when it is reasonable to assume that in the near future it will continue to expand with flag products and other intermediate models. Will simple but intuitive tools like Measure allow this technology to gain momentum and become something that is expressed in almost daily use for all of us? We'll hold our fingers to it.