Google Demos Multi-Player AR For iOS/Android Phones

Google Demos Multi-Player AR For iOS/Android Phones

With Google I/O and Microsoft BUILD currently in progress, there have already been a number of announcements this week. One rather interesting development came from the Google conference. The company just revealed a new augmented reality (AR) framework called Cloud Anchors that allows cross-platform multi-player mobile gaming. Essentially, it works with Apple’s ARKit and Android’s ARCore to let the two devices interact with each other. The result is a true multi-player AR experience between iOS and Android smartphones. This could be the future of mobile AR games like Pokemon Go.

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