Facebook Updates Spark AR with Windows Support & New Features, Instagram AR Arriving This Summer

Two years ago, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the F8 Developers Conference keynote with augmented reality and the introduction of Facebook's AR camera platform, now known as Spark AR. Since then, Facebook has faced an avalanche of controversy on its approach to user data, so augmented reality took a back seat to Facebook's new emphasis on privacy this year. At this year's F8, once the AR portion of the keynote arrived, it was quickly breezed through in less than five minutes so that Oculus VR hardware could take the spotlight. Nonetheless, Facebook did introduce several... more

New project! Supervising Producer of TECHNODRAMATISTS PERFORMANCE LABORATORY June 6-22 showcasing theatrical, artistic/storytelling experimentations http://www.technodramatists.com  #performanceenhanced #technodramatists #mixedreality #arkit #ARtheater #nyctheater #augmentedtheaterpic.twitter.com/Z5P0OKkwdX

New project! Supervising Producer of TECHNODRAMATISTS PERFORMANCE LABORATORY June 6-22 showcasing theatrical, artistic/storytelling experimentations http://www.technodramatists.com 

Today I used a pack of playing cards, some trigonometry, and FileMaker to calculate dynamic positions for the formation of the cards in my AR app. There are three rows, each with 13 positions (7 major positions and 6 half steps). It’s been a weird day. #arkit #iosDevpic.twitter.com/Po3VNys1Mx

Today I used a pack of playing cards, some trigonometry, and FileMaker to calculate dynamic positions for the formation of the cards in my AR app. There are three rows, each with 13 positions (7 major positions and 6 half steps). It's been a weird day.

Consumer XR in Q2: ARKit/ARCore*: $0 Cardboard*: ~$15 Google Daydream*: $60 Samsung GearVR*: $100 FB Go: $200 PSVR*: $225 Samsung Odyssey+*: $360 Lenovo Mirage Solo: $375 FB Quest: $400 FB Rift S*: $400 Vive*: $500 Valve Index*: $1000

Consumer XR in Q2: 🌸ARKit/ARCore*: $0 🌸 Cardboard*: ~$15 🌸 Google Daydream*: $60 🌸 Samsung GearVR*: $100 🌸 FB Go: $200 🌸 PSVR*: $225 🌸 Samsung Odyssey+*: $360 🌸 Lenovo Mirage Solo: $375 🌸 FB Quest: $400 🌸 FB Rift S*: $400 🌸 Vive*: $500 🌸 Valve Index*: $1000

What a beautiful broccoli! It goes well with rice? Or pasta? Or rice with past… No, not rice and pasta! Actually it doesn’t matter! Create your own dishes anyway you want! xD Share with us some of your recipes! #pocketkitchen #gamedev #arkit pic.twitter.com/3BsNMsaNoq

What a beautiful broccoli! It goes well with rice? Or pasta? Or rice with past… No, not rice and pasta!

Actually it doesn’t matter! Create your own dishes anyway you want! xD

Share with us some of your recipes!

Forza Italia, rivolta contro il ‘cerchio magico’.Arcore, manifestazione il 3/5 Il male di Forza Italia sono quelle 4 galline che stanno attorno a Berlusconi e qualche Capozzone come Tajani che puntano alla presidenza dopo la morte del CAVALIERE che brutta fine che ha fatto

Forza Italia, rivolta contro il 'cerchio magico'.Arcore, manifestazione il 3/5 Il male di Forza Italia sono quelle 4 galline che stanno attorno a Berlusconi e qualche Capozzone come Tajani che puntano alla presidenza dopo la morte del CAVALIERE che brutta fine che ha fatto