Wikitude’s tracking system – recommended by ViewAR
Wikitude’s Instant tracking allows AR developers to place digital content indoors and outdoors and opens new playground with SLAM-based games, marketing campaigns, product demonstrations, virtual outdoors and more.
ViewAR has recently devoted some research in using the Austrian fellowman’s tracking systems in some of its own projects. Markilux is one of the largest German brand name in awnings and for more than a quarter of a century and has decided to push a huge leap forward in using Augmented Reality for its purpose. The complexity of the challenge was met with implementing a flawless tracking system of Wikitude, showing ViewAR’s flexibility in assimilating up-to-date technology independent of its origin. Generally must be said that flexibility holds the key for future developments as new providers of tracking systems may enter the market. At the current moment, Wikitude’s highly sophisticated framework is impeccable and therefore represents the first choice of ViewAR’s AR applications.
Outlook and new fields of development
Yes, SLAM offers thrilling new opportunities for AR developers and not only for them. But how can we evaluate the future of such a technology? As “usually well informed sources” confirm, 2018/19 will witness the appearance of radical new smartphones and simple and intuitive end-users smart glasses, lifting AR to new heights. All these devices will be equipped with new sensors and SLAM to provide indoor navigation and autonomy functions. Such devices will be capable to create 3D SLAM maps of locations in which they are used and maintain them with minimal efforts.
Interaction between such devices will lead to great new prospects for further improvements and thrilling new services. ViewAR’s main asset, it’s independence from any hard- and software platform will anyway perform at its best in any given environment, using the best available technology at the market to serve it’s clients interests.
About ViewAR. ViewAR™ from Austria is a worldwide provider of Augmented Reality and was awarded with several awards such as the Auggie Award 2016 for the world’s best AR App and the Wirtschaftsoskar 2017, given by the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. Gartner has indentified ViewAR as Cool Vendor 2017.