MNX Blog / MAKING AR MAINSTREAM
1 week ago, Mindnotix,
Augmented Reality refers to very super virtual media on top of the real world objects, this is done by using the phone camera to capture the real-world object and mobile screen to showcase virtual objects on top of the image obtained.
After some periods, this technology has become a lot, more sophisticated and advanced. There are many applications of AR from retail to Advertising to Education.
So Apple and Google both came up with their individual open source frameworks to empower the augmented reality development, the recent development of thus Augmented reality technology is very high, because both of the companies involved to find out the new things earlier. Here let’s see how it can be used what are the major tools for augmented reality development.
Types of Augmented Reality App development:
There are 2 forms of augmented reality app developments,
Location based augmented reality app development
Marker based augmented reality app development
Location based augmented reality app development:
Location based Augmented reality apps utilize various feature of mobile devices that can monitor the position of a device like GPS, Cellular network etc. This enables augmented reality apps to provide location based data specific to each device. Some user of this technology include providing the help with directions in a city, locating a vehicle on a road in parking lot etc.
2. Marker based Augmented reality app development:
Marker based AR apps focus on using the device software to identify patterns like QR code (or) plane surface in the image obtained from the device camera. Then an overlay is cast on the device screen over the real-world image stored from the camera. This overlay can be 3D, 2D or animated.