Draft ARCore is a software package that provides developers a relatively easy way for apps and games augmented reality for Android phones.
In the month of February to ask Google first version of ARCore 1.0, which allows developers to bring augmented reality experiences advanced Android devices available, such as selection phones Pixel of Google’s latest devices the Samsung flagship, during the last period it was clear that there are many uses of the augmented reality AR, but one of the most uses have been centered around the experiences of the placement of furniture in the product before purchasing.
During the earlier this month entered into IKEA and Overstock partnered with Google to use the ARCore for this purpose on Android devices, now learn the Swedish company IKEA for the provision of Applied labeled IKEA Place for Android devices, so this app allows users to place furniture virtual in their own homes under the category of “try before you buy”.
Speaking from the application of the IKEA Place it offers formations, the number of more than 3200 products from various products of the company and in living rooms and kitchen space, bedrooms and anything else regarding the furniture, and the application can use the search feature visual to compare any piece of furniture you see to find a counterpart it sells IKEA.
As the company revealed a Overstock on the integration of their application with the technology ARCore. Just as is the case in the iOS operating system, allowing the integration users see “thousands” of furniture and carpets within their house through the phone’s camera, customers can now develop products Overstock the best-selling in the environment of virtual reality en together with the furniture and decoration of their own to see how fit the size and colors with the design of the current room.
It should be noted that the use of these applications needs to be installed ARCore on Android phones compatible devices such as Pixel and Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S8 and the LG V30 and OnePlus 5 and soon to Galaxy devices S9, it is expected that the up platform ARCore to more devices over time.
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Source: companies, IKEA and Overstock using augmented reality via ARCore to arrange the furniture