With ARKit 4, it is now possible to anchor AR content at a specific coordinate in the real world. AR apps that previously relied on image recognition or scanning a code to launch location-specific experiences can now upgrade to take advantage of location anchors.
As part of rebuilding the data backend for Apple Maps, Apple collected camera and 3D LiDAR data from city streets around the world. When using location anchors, ARKit downloads the virtual map surrounding your device from the cloud and matches it with the device’s camera feed. …
Among the RealityKit updates from WWDC 2020 are video materials. Like other RealityKit materials,
VideoMaterial can be applied to any mesh, accepting an
AVPlayer to handle playback. Here is a guide on how to add video to any RealityKit AR experience.
RealityKit uses an
AVPlayer for video materials, so make sure to add
import AVKit at the top of your
To get the path of the video file, change the
ofType parameters in the code to match your file. For example, if your file is
myFileName.mp4 , the resource is
myFileName , and the type is
mp4 . With the path, we create a URL and then an
AVPlayerItem to manage timing. …
WWDC 2020 here, and Apple has upgraded its Machine Learning tools and platforms. I will be updating this article with summaries of the announcements, code samples, and tutorials with the latest technologies during the conference week!
Core ML Tools are a Python library for creating machine learning models in the Core ML format, and it received a huge update this week. …