Apple dropped iOS 11 this week and, in addition to a load of new features, the update brings the first wave of augmented reality apps created using the company’s new ARKit tech.
But one of the best use cases of ARkit so far is not a game or an app to make your selfies more interesting: It’s from Ikea.
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Called Ikea Place, the app uses Apple’s augmented reality technology to help make Ikea shopping a little less painful. It uses your phone’s camera to quickly scan a room — you’ll need iOS 11, but not an iPhone 8 or iPhone X to use it — so you can then “place” Ikea furniture around you. Read more…