Apple bought a German developer of augmented reality Metaio [video]
29.05.2015 apleapplekot 0 Comments
Apple bought a company known Metaio, a leading development and improvement of augmented reality technology for computers and mobile devices.
Metaio, a German company with its headquarters in Munich and branches in San Francisco and Dallas. in 2013 she presented the product Metaio SDK that allows developers to use the content without prior encryption to implement augmented reality in a number of applications.
Commenting on the purchase information in Metaio, Apple announced that the Corporation from time to time acquires smaller technology companies but, as a rule, discuss your goals and plans. It is expected that the development of Metaio will find the implementation in a map service in iOS 9. The technology will work with Apple Maps, displaying with the help of augmented reality points of interest.
Last year, Metaio has released the AR plugin Creator for Adobe InDesign that allows designers to create augmented reality through the usual publishing the app in just a few steps. In February Ferrari have adopted augmented reality Metaio: using the application, potential buyers of supercars can get information about the car and choose the necessary options.
In Metaio refused to comment on the deal with Apple.