The developers of Pokémon GO can open up their platform, AR to third-party developers [Video]
The developers of Pokémon GO, Niantic Labs, has decided to open its platform to third-party developers. The intention is to allow developers to build experiences in augmented reality for their apps.
John Hanke, the CEO of Niantic, and has defined Real-World Platform. It is practically the same platform at the base of the Pokémon GO, Ingress and Harry Potter: Wizards, United, the game in the AR arrival on the App Store and Play Store. As disclosed during an interview with The Verge, the motor is in constant update:
In addition to Hanke, the other executive of Niantic have explained how the Real World Engine take advantage of the recognition of the depth, the real-time detection of objects and so on. It is all of techniques TO that the company has perfected over the years, improving the mapping, geo-location, and social features that support applications such as Pokémon GO.
To further improve the engine of his car, Niantic is acquiring the startup Matrix Mill, specialized in artificial vision and in machine learning. The acquisition will enable the company to fulfill its Social platform AR.
Niantic has shown some of its technologies AR in a series of video that we offer below:
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