Google Uses Stranger Things To Show Off ARCore

The battle for augmented supremacy is officially underway as ARCore takes the stage.


In August, Google announced the official counter Apple's ARKit and the evolution of their work with Tango: ARCore. Today, we got a look at what the augmented reality platform will be capable of.

During the reveal of the Pixel 2's features, the company took an opportunity to showcase some projects powered by their ARCore platform. The first major showing involved the AR Stickers feature and they showed off some content inspired by the Netflix original series Stranger Things. In the on-stage demo, Stranger Things character 11 was placed on the stage via AR and fought against the Demogorgon monster from the show.


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