All posts by Phil

About Phil

Born in Salzburg, Philipp studied Telecommunications Engineering at the University of Applied Science in Salzburg and received his M.Sc. in Computer System Engineering from University of Halmstad, Sweden. Prior to joining Wikitude, Philipp worked at VeriSign Inc. in Boston, USA and T‑Mobile Austria as Product and Innovation Manager.

Wikitude Spring Cleaning: 2019 SDK Clean-up

SDK Clean-up

Even If you are not a big fan of spring cleaning (and we get it if you are not), chances are you probably at least acknowledge the benefits associated with a clutter-free environment, containing only intentional, well-kept, meaningful items. More often than not, said environments even tend to stimulate focus, heighten creativity, and increase productivity. ... Read more...

Product update: Titanium Module

Over six years ago Wikitude launched its Titanium Module for the Wikitude SDK. It enabled Appcelerator developers to easily embed augmented reality into their Titanium project. Since then, hundreds of developers were using Wikitude and Titanium to create and publish their apps. As the AR market evolved, we saw a strong shift in download patterns ... Read more...

Download now: Wikitude SDK 8.2

Our team is proud to announce the availability of Wikitude SDK 8.2 today. This update brings some exciting new features and performance improvements such as: Support for Windows in Native API Increased performance of Wikitude’s computer vision (CV) engine Bug fixes and general improvements on the SDK Run Wikitude Apps on Surface and other Windows ... Read more...

Track, Save and Share: A Developer View on SDK 8

More than 6 years ago in April 2012 the very first version of the Wikitude SDK found its way to our first customers. So now, after XYZ releases in total, what can one expect from the 8th major market version of an augmented reality SDK? In short: a lot. Wikitude SDK 8 represents a change ... Read more...

Wikitude SDK 7 – A developer insight

SDK 7 technical insight

Wikitude SDK 7 includes a long list of changes and additions to our augmented reality SDK. In this blog post, we will go through the modifications in more detail and what they offer for developers and users. As you will see, SDK 7 has 3 key areas of improvement: Object Recognition and Tracking based on ... Read more...

Here comes SDK 6.1

Wikitude SDK 6.1

Update (August 2017): Object recognition, multi-target tracking and SLAM: Track the world with SDK 7 When we launched Wikitude SDK 6 nearly 2 months ago, we were excited to see developers jump onto markerless SLAM tracking and creating fascinating augmented and mixed reality experiences. Today we are proudly releasing an update for SDK 6 with ... Read more...

Product update: Wikitude Studio and Wikitude App

It’s been a long ride since we first launched the Wikitude App, the world’s first AR mobile app, and Wikitude Studio, the easiest AR content management tool in the market. With the launch of our SDK 6 Wikitude started a new chapter in its history, focusing on the development of powerful tools for developers to create ... Read more...

Wikitude SDK 6 – A technical insight

Update (August 2017): Object recognition, multi-target tracking and SLAM: Track the world with SDK 7 In this blog post, Wikitude CTO Philipp Nagele shares some insights into the technical background of SDK 6 and the changes that go along with the new version of Wikitude’s augmented reality SDK. The planning and work for SDK 6 ... Read more...

Introducing: Wikitude SDK 5

Update (August 2017): Object recognition, multi-target tracking and SLAM: Track the world with SDK 7 We would like to share the details of our version 5 of the cross-platform Wikitude SDK with you. We have been working on this release for some time now and consider this our most ambitious release since launching the first ... Read more...

Preview on the wikitude SDK Plugins API

The SDK 5 is now available for download! In the past months our development focus for the wikitude SDK was on executing our ambitious plans for the next major version – 5.0, released in the end of August. Today we are lifting the curtain on one particular feature: the wikitude SDK Plugins API! Over and over customers ... Read more...