Augmented Reality Gets Reality Check: Fewer Than 1,000 Apps Have Apple’s ARKit

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Augmented Reality Gets Reality Check: Fewer Than 1,000 Apps Have Apple’s ARKit

The augmented reality/mixed reality hype cycle is red hot, but the reality looks to still be years in the future.

Though augmented reality was one of the most-anticipated new technologies of 2017 and still looks to be hot going into 2018, adoption has been slow at best, judging by ARKit. ARKit is Apple’s technology to make augmented reality (also known as mixed reality) easier for developers.

“Adoption of ARKit isn’t great as less than 1,000 apps of the 3,000,000+ apps in the App Store have installed it since its September launch,” says Adam Blacker, who leads communications at the app intelligence firm Apptopia.

Get the full story in my post at Forbes …


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