Munster: Apple could use augmented reality in iOS 9
posted by Alan F. / Sep 01, 2015, 6:29 PM
This isn't the first time this year that Munster has discussed Apple's plans for AR. Back in March, Munster told clients that Apple had put together a small team to explore the use of augmented reality. At that time, Munster was quoted as saying that AR could be "as profound a technology platform as the smartphone today."
There is speculation that Apple is going to use augmented reality for Apple Maps. Users would be able to open the Maps application and point their camera at a business or a point of interest that they are interested in. An overlay would appear on the screen with information about that particular location.
So far, there has been no indication from Apple that AR will be a part of iOS 9.
source: StreetInsider via 9to5Mac, MobileSyrup
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This will be great for ios 9. Then android will copy all the new features of ios.
posted on Sep 01, 2015, 6:40 PM 3
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copy what?? android copy force touch, live wallpaper, multi windows, even before iOS implemented it, right? so what next? android will copy augmented reality just like they use in google glass, various app, and even augmented reality in VR gear?
posted on Sep 01, 2015, 7:00 PM 10
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B***** Pls!!! the so called Apple copied Sony's walkman to create their so called Iphone and you talk about copying... search phonearena and you would find the article on the same. you guys be luck that Sony didn't sue on your apple... Grow up mate.. Technology is not apple's pimp.. anyone and everyone can use it.
posted on Sep 02, 2015, 1:01 AM 4
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Android is copying IOS? What a joke, IOS is way behind the market so who is copying who? Typical apple fanboys........always blind and ignorant!
posted on Sep 02, 2015, 1:01 AM 3
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Juses F**ing Christ... read the article, apple is not doing anything just hiring people from other companies that have experience in the field and devouring some other companies so they will do the job for them. you are implying that copying is a bad practice while your favorite company is just doing it as you can read in articel. stop being a religous fanboy... another thing to mention is that this feature is already in some apps on both platforms.
posted on Sep 02, 2015, 5:16 AM 0
Posts: 221; Member since: Nov 18, 2010
Title Headline "Apple could use augmented reality in iOS 9". Sentence at the end of Article "So far, there has been no indication from Apple that AR will be a part of iOS 9." It does get clicks though.
posted on Sep 01, 2015, 11:50 PM 1
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A lot of copy work for Samsung (ps. Samsung means for me any Android phone since there is no difference between them, running the same garbage OS).
posted on Sep 02, 2015, 12:38 AM 0
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