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London’s Unreal City Augmented Reality Art Fest Can Be Seen From Anywhere Thanks To Recent Updates

The Unreal City exhibition, held in London, is the largest public augmented reality festival in the UK. 
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Mobile Augmented Reality Game Minecraft Earth, Will End June 30

Players of the mobile augmented reality version of the Minecraft game only have a few months left to play until the game is shut down for good. 
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Are Apple Ready To Launch AR Glasses?

The rumours of Apple launching their first augmented reality device has been whispered since 2017 following a report made by Bloomberg. Now, it appears that Apple is closer than ever to launching their first augmented reality product, thought to be the ‘Apple Glasses’. 
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Top 10 Ranked Augmented Reality Experiences

As this year comes to a close, the ar.rocks team looks back at all the groundbreaking augmented reality news we’ve covered. We’ve ranked our top 10 augmented reality experiences of the year, keep reading to see who is number 1!
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Snapchat Partners with Google for Immersive 'Year in Search' AR Experience

Google has developed a new AR lens within the Snapchat app. The AR experience is an innovative interpretation of Google’s ‘Year In Search’ trends overview. 
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This Week In Augmented Reality News: 18th December 2020

In this week's weekly round up of Augmented Reality news, we look at PTC’s Vuforia Expert Capture Augmented Reality software which assisted in the manufacturing of 13,000 NHS Ventilators, 8th Wall’s recent update which makes WebAR available across all major iOS apps, as well as Snapchat’s partnership with Google to create an augmented reality version of ‘Year In Search’.
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8th Wall Now Works Across All Major iOS Apps

8th Wall already provides frictionless WebAR experiences to a massive audience and the company’s most recent update makes it even better. The new iOS 14.3 update features camera access to WKWebView, allowing for WebAR experiences to now work in all major iOS apps, including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn and Chrome. The update allows WebAR experiences built on the 8th Wall platform to be easily discovered and reach the 728 million iPhone users around the world.
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Smithsonian Releases Augmented Reality Filters on Instagram

The Smithsonian has 19 world-class museums, galleries, gardens, and even a zoo. But due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the museums and galleries remain closed. However, the Smithsonian have created a virtual way for visitors to see the Smithsonian, with augmented reality.