Get SMART – Seamless AR Tracking with ARCore and ARKit

SMART - Wikitude seamless Augmented reality tracking

Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) was one of the most impactful technologies in recent years. It opened a wider spectrum of augmented reality experiences going beyond image & object targets by instantly tracking real-world scenes and placing digital layers in everyday environments. With the release of Wikitude’s markerless AR feature, followed by Apple’s ARKit and ... Read more...

Object recognition, multi-target tracking and SLAM: Track the world with SDK 7

Wikitude object recognition

Today augmented reality takes a giant step towards tracking the world. We are excited to reveal Wikitude SDK 7, the “all-in-one AR tool-kit” powered with object tracking, instant tracking (SLAM), multiple targets recognition, extended recognition range, and more. SDK 7 includes marker, markerless and location-based augmented reality features in one kit for developers. Wikitude’s CEO, ... 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...

Lenovo New Vision and Wikitude to Pioneer AI, AR and Big Data

Santa Clara, U.S. – June 1, 2017 – Today at Augmented World Expo, Wikitude and Lenovo New Vision, a subsidiary of Lenovo focused on AR, announced a collaboration to develop an Augmented Human (AH) Cloud. This venture will improve industrial professionals’ knowledge and capabilities by using Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and big data to change ... Read more...

Markerless app made with Unity (SLAM) – “The Turtle” developer tutorial

Update: Track, save and share AR experiences with SDK 8Since the launch of Wikitude’s SLAM technology, “The Turtle” has been the #1 tutorial request we’ve received. So who better than the developers themselves to show you how they made turtles float around the streets of Michigan? This post is a guest post by YETi CGI, ... Read more...

Wikitude SDK 6: See beyond reality with SLAM

Wikitude slam sdk

Update (August 2017): Object recognition, multi-target tracking and SLAM: Track the world with SDK 7 Introducing SDK 6, Wikitude’s powerful SLAM solution for Augmented Reality appsWe are excited to announce the latest version of our augmented reality SDK, powered by the all-new Wikitude 3D SLAM engine. SDK 6 combines top-notch image recognition and tracking, improved ... Read more...

3D Tracking for large-scale scenes

Update (August 2017): Object recognition, multi-target tracking and SLAM: Track the world with SDK 7 As part of our mission to keep augmenting the world around us, our tech team has been extending the capabilities of our 3D tracking. We started simple with the first public beta version of this feature a few months back, ... Read more...

Wikitude 3D Tracking (BETA Version)

Update (August 2017): Object recognition, multi-target tracking and SLAM: Track the world with SDK 7 With this post we are opening a new chapter on Wikitude’s journey towards augmenting the world! We are happy to share today the first version of the all new Wikitude 3D tracking technology. For our team, augmenting rooms, spaces, and objects around us ... Read more...

Live 3D tracking / SLAM demo at Augmented World Expo

The Augmented World Expo is now behind us, what a successful event it was for the AR industry, the event organizers and certainly for us here at wikitude. For those of you who could not make it to Santa Clara this year, the two videos below will give you a nice “wikitude summary” of the event. ... Read more...