Niantic CEO John Hanke has shared a teaser picture for the corporate’s first AR glasses. The firm, identified for creating Pokemon Go, has been working extensively into the Augmented Reality spectrum. The reveal solely confirmed part of the Augmented Reality glasses however would not specify how the glasses will work. Niantic is finest identified for creating AR video games like Pokemon Go, Ingress, and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Niantic can also be working with Nintendo to develop an AR-based cellular recreation for the favored puzzle recreation, Pikmin.
In a current tweet teasing the AR glasses from Niantic, Hanke stated, “Exciting to see the progress we’re making to enable new kinds of devices that leverage our platform.” The picture solely confirmed the temples of the glasses together with a strap that options the Niantic emblem in orange. The temples appear thicker and seem to characteristic a tiny speaker grille. The reveal, nonetheless, would not specify any additional particulars relating to the glasses from the software program developer.
Pokemon Go was launched in July 2016 and has gained huge recognition ever since. It was in contrast to another Pokemon recreation launched earlier than and had hordes of individuals out and about making an attempt to catch Pokemons positioned in real-world areas. The recreation noticed huge popularity because it grossed $3.6 billion (roughly Rs. 26,300 crores) within the first 4 years of its launch, in line with information by Sensor Tower. Recently, owing to the coronavirus outbreak, Pokemon Go adapted its gameplay to make it extra stay-at-home pleasant. The recreation now lets customers just about meet up with associates for a Pokemon raid and the Adventure Sync characteristic now counts your steps even contained in the confines of your home.
Nintendo and Niantic announced their partnership in creating extra AR-based titles sooner or later. The first of those goes to be a Pikmin-based recreation the place customers will information plant-like Pikmin creatures to finish puzzles. Niantic launched its line of AR-based video games with Ingress, a location-based recreation that lets customers work together with “portals” which might be near the customers’ real-world location. The recreation was first launched in 2012 and received an update in 2018 with Ingress Prime that noticed the sport getting higher visuals and new options.
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