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Core vs. Kit

Posted on: 10/12/2017| Source: http://medium.com

The two big mobile OS makers both have AR SDKs out: Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore. Every other detail in this article is too technical for me, but dive in if you’re an AR geek. Bonus: there is a picture of an adorable dog. The writer of the article seems to think the two are fairly evenly matched. “ARKit has some tech advantages around hw/sw integration and more reliable tracking. ARCore has some advantages around mapping and more reliable recovery. Both of these advantages are mostly only noticeable by Computer Vision engineers who know what to look for.”

Isn’t ARCore just Tango-lite? One developer I spoke to jokingly said “I just looked at the ARCore SDK and they’ve literally renamed the Tango sdk, commented out the depth camera code and changed a compiler flag”. I suspect...[Read More]
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