Apple AR: Occipital’s Arkit App Offers Room Scanning On Par With Tango For Iphones

These #ARKit apps will become the standard tool for professionals in interior design and real estate. #AR #Trend

In off-record discussions with AR experts, the consensus on ARKit is that it takes a software approach to the depth-sensors available on Tango devices. As a result, the toolkit has shortcomings, such as detecting walls and vertical surfaces. TapMeasure, a new app from spatial computing company Occipital, fills the gap by leveraging ARKit for surface detection and then adding its own capabilities to arrive at the ability to create CAD-ready scans of rooms with scale accuracy, an ability that previously required the depth-sensors packed into Tango devices. The free app, which is now available [read more]

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