Gears & Gadgets

Google gives Android depth sensing and object occlusion with ARCore 1.18

Google’s Depth API in action. This whole gallery is gifs. Google The depth map. Google You get real physics simulations, where virtual objects can interact with real geometry. Google Dominoes crash into a wall. Google Samsung’s Quick Measure app can instantly measure something. Google The latest version of ARCore, Google’s augmented reality developer platform for […]


Google brings new and updated accessibility tools to Android, Maps, and more

To commemorate the ninth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day today, Google released Action Blocks, an Android app that uses Google Assistant to kick off actions with the tap of a home shortcut. Complementing this, the company released a slew of updates across AI-powered accessibility tools like Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier. Research shows that disabilities […]