A virtual ruler? Check! An interactive furniture designer? Sure thing! An augmented car showroom? You bet!
That’s definitely the idea behind a new app from Ataru Tou called MagicMovieCamera, which lets you place various virtual objects in real spaces and then record yourself reacting those objects.
What is this good for? Why an enhanced version of the Mannequin Challenge, of course. Or maybe even pretending you’re Neo in The Matrix.
The demo was shown off on Friday on YouTube by India-based developer Fabin Rasheed.
Although Rasheed doesn’t go into great detail on all the things the app can do, he did post a message on his Facebook account offering a general sense of what the app is meant to achieve.
“My latest work using ARKit,” wrote Rasheed. “Made this app for sculpting and painting in AR.”
The app, which is called MakerStudio, shows the ability to create 3D objects and paint those objects in AR, all while using the precision of the Apple Pencil. There’s no word on when this app might be available to the public, but it’s just another exciting glimpse of what iOS 11 users will be able to do once they get their hands on the AR-enabled iPhone 8. Read more…