Google announced that it is shutting down the ARCore-powered Measure app, a new augmented reality technology that allows users to measure objects in their environment by pointing their camera.
The company released the app back in May 2018 and intended for it to be used as a tool for measuring distances, heights, widths of furniture and more. Google has now decided to stop supporting the app due to “low usage” of it.
recently, Google announced that it will be shutting down a few of its old AR apps.
The app “Measure” was one such example- an early use for augmented reality from the company. In 2018 when Tango died and ARCore came into existence, Measure had to move as well.
Google said the app “hasn’t seen enough use to justify continued investment, so we’re ending support for it.”
Removing the App from playstore
They will be removing the app from Google Play in September and also disabling new sign-ups on August 15th. But the Users who already have access can keep using it.
You know the feeling of sizing up a potential home and trying to imagine how much space you’ll have? ARCore’s Measure app could make that whole task easier. Using augmented reality, it gives users an accurate measurement using just their phone’s camera/software. It was pretty neat but at least in my own personal experience somewhat inconsistent (especially on more complex objects). There are about 850 million AR Core devices out there which means this is one tool worth downloading for your favorite Android device it goes without saying though, that if Google decides not to proceed with its development then we may find ourselves back at square one when it comes time for measuring furniture or homes!
The feeling of sizing up a potential home and trying to imagine how much space you’ll have? ARCore’s Measure app could make that whole task easier. Using augmented reality, it gives users an accurate measurement using just their phone’s camera/software. It was pretty neat but at least in my own personal experience somewhat inconsistent but I was satisfied with the results.
In a recent changelog for the app, it was revealed that Measure is no longer being updated. This means any bugs and updates will be left in limbo until they can be addressed by Google or Apple themselves. However, this also has its upsides; if you’ve ever used Measure before then your data should continue to update on compatible devices as normal even after upgrading phones!
Measure was one of the most popular AR apps on the Play Store, and first debuted in January 2018. It allowed users to measure objects using their phone’s camera/software by clicking “take a measurement.” This would then display an accurate length for that item as well as its diameter or area (depending on what you were measuring).
Measure, the Google-owned app that allows you to measure anything in your home with an iPhone or Android phone, has shuttered shop. The company released a statement about its decision on Tuesday: “We’re no longer able to support ongoing maintenance for the Measure app.” This means new users will be unable to download it through official channels and updates are done as well.
As one of the most popular AR apps on the Play Store, and first debuted in January 2018, Measure allowed users to measure objects just by using their phone’s camera.
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Google has been releasing a new version of its ARCore platform every six months, but the latest release in December 2018 doesn’t mention Measure and there’s no way for me to know if it will be supported going forward or not without more information.
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