July 21, 2020, 11:10 a.m.
SLAM Technology: How Companies are Using It in AR
Back in June, Apple introduced its first attempt to enter the AR/VR spectrum with ARKit. ARKit stands out as it uses an innovative technology called SLAM (Simultaneous Localization And Mapping). Today, tech giants, including Apple, Google, and Facebook, are investing heavily in SLAM technology to employ it in the best way possible to get ahead in their tech game.
SLAM is a technology used in vision technologies to get the visual data from the physical environment in the form of points and dots to feed the data into machines. SLAM provides an optical input for devices and computers, making them understand what is going on in the physical world. This data also helps AR developers to create in