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Technology Apple now lets you shop directly in augmented reality

09:50  15 february  2020
09:50  15 february  2020 Source:   theverge.com

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Augmented reality is a new way to use technology that transforms how you work, learn, play and connect with almost everything around you . Augmented reality is incredibly useful for solving everyday problems. Measure real -world objects. See how furniture would look in your home.

The idea is to use augmented reality to help Instagram shoppers preview how certain types of products will actually look on their face. The first is while checking out specific products a brand has tagged in a post. You 'll have the option to try out the product via an augmented reality filter before

This week, Apple began rolling out a new update to its Quick Look augmented reality tool, letting iPhone and iPad users check out products in AR and then buy them directly.

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Quick Look already let retailers offer an AR preview of their products by uploading a flat sticker or 3D product model so shoppers could see how a product might look in a real-world space. Now, TechCrunch says that retailers can add a new button into that AR preview, which could let a customer immediately buy that product using Apple Pay, for example.

Home Depot, Wayfair, and 1-800-Flowers already support Quick Look, according to TechCrunch. So if you are looking to buy flowers, you can see how the vase and bouquet might look on a table or you can see how that new couch from Wayfair could look in your living room.

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And now Apple is expanding that feature to support retailers in a big way. The Quick Look feature is, at face The custom button could even lead to a direct Apple Pay link, letting the individual pay for the item right then and Along with some gaming experiences, shopping is a great way to experience AR.

Build unparalleled augmented reality experiences for hundreds of millions of users on iOS using ARKit 3, Reality Composer, and RealityKit. With ARKit 3, Reality Composer — a powerful new app that lets you easily create AR experiences, and RealityKit — a new high-level augmented reality

Apple debuted Quick Look in 2018 with the release of ARKit 2, but you could only browse AR models. If you wanted to do further research or buy the item, you’d have to close Quick Look and go to the product’s website or app yourself — but one of these new buttons, in theory, could take you directly to the buy page.

Apple also started quietly rolling out spatial audio support to Quick Look’s iOS and iPad OS developer builds. This upgrade adds appropriate sounds to the 3D models, such as a speaker blasting music.

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