Yesterday, Apple released the final version of iOS 12. One of the key innovations of the operating system was the support of the updated ARKit 2 augmented reality engine.
Especially in this regard, Apple published a separate page for developers. Going to the AR Quick Look Galley section , by opening the page in the mobile Safari browser, you can see a number of 3D objects.
All of them are in usdz format. With iOS 12, you can view each object in real-world conditions. The list of devices that support this technology looks like this:
- iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.
- iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.
- iPhone SE .
- iPad Pro (9.7, 10.5 and 12.9) – 1st and 2nd generations
- iPad (2017)
- iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.
- iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max
At the same time, the dimensions and dimensions of the model are preserved, but scalability is also provided directly in the Live mode. Apple called this function AR Quick Look, and it works by the principle of fast file browsing by space in macOS.
On the topic AR Quick Look, there is a separate explanatory video for developers. You can see it, and at the same time get acquainted with the possibilities of augmented reality in iOS 12, on this page .