30 May '15, 4am

Apple Buys into Augmented Reality -- for Cars?: Munich-based augmented reality software vendor Metaio GmbH has...

Augmented reality technology increasingly becomes relevant for cars, and Metaio was a major player in this arena. At the recent Embedded World trade fair, FPGA vendor Xilinx showcased a camera-based indoor navigation application that helps car drivers to find their way in multi-story and underground car parks. The application ran on a Xlinix Zync processor, the software came from Metaio. Another known Metaio application is an interactive user manual for car drivers that makes heavily use of AR elements. Metaio’s most visible project however was not directed to the automotive industry: Swedish furniture maker Ikea had Metaio develop a smartphone app that enabled prospective users to arrange Ikea furniture in their homes.

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