Google has introduced a new way of introducing mobile users to augmented reality, by bringing users some of the world8217;s most beloved creatures to their living rooms.
All you need to do is search 8220;giant panda8221; on your phone and you8217;ll see the a new option below the Wikipedia page. It says 8220;Meet a life-sized giant panda up close,8221; with the opportunity to 8220;view in 3D.8221;
The animated CGI panda, enjoying a nice bamboo shoot will load in a new screen with the opportunity to view in AR. Once the animation loads you8217;ll see a true-to-life-size panda in your actual surroundings.
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The AR animals that currently work are as follows: Lion, tiger, cheetah, shark, hedgehog
duck, emperor penguin, wolf, angler fish, goat, rottweiler, snakes, eagle, brown bear, alligator, horse, Shetland pony, macaw, pug, turtle, cat, octopus, and dog.
Google says (via inews): “To certify each device, we check the quality of the camera, motion sensors, and the design architecture to ensure it performs as expected.8221;