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Pokemon GO on AR Glasses? Developer Niantic Labs Teases Upcoming AR Glasses: What We Know

Niantic Labs – the company behind the well-known recreation Pokemon Go, is arising with a pair of AR Glasses, the company’s CEO launched on social media. “Thrilling to see the progress we’re making to permit new types of models to leverage our platform,” John Hanke, CEO of the Pokemon Go-maker talked about in a tweet, accompanied by a teaser image of the AR glasses. The image shared by Hanke reveals a black-coloured physique with “Niantic” branding on the side of the physique in shiny orange colour. Whereas Niantic simply is not acknowledged for making {{hardware}}, it is a well-known indisputable fact that it is a heavy investor inside the augmented actuality space. Experiences have suggested that there is also a branding partnership with a startup on a enterprise, nonetheless the image shared by Hanke reveals a instrument with first-party branding, principal us to think about that Niantic is, definitely, bringing a pair of AR glasses to the market.

The latest teaser from Niantic CEO moreover hints on the alternative of a pair of “good glasses.” The excellence between good glasses and AR glasses is that good glasses don’t embody a present nonetheless consider bringing audio or digicam efficiency to a pair of glasses. Niantic had earlier talked about that it is working with Qualcomm to help define their reference design for XR {{hardware}} platform. As recognized by TechCrunch, Niantic’s teaser comes after the company posted a job itemizing for a head of AR OS Engineering. “We’re on an daring mission to point out the world into an Augmented Actuality canvas which video video games and totally different functions can paint on excessive of,” the itemizing had talked about.

Niantic moreover currently launched a partnership with Nintendo on a model new AR title primarily based totally on Pikmin. Earlier this month, the company showed-off a proof-of-concept mannequin of Pokemon GO on Microsoft’s HoloLens 2.