Qualcomm didn’t just uncover its new and all the more dominant chip for expanded reality headsets at the Snapdragon Tech Summit, it additionally reported its association with Niantic. The chipmaker and the Pokémon Go maker have collaborated to make reference equipment, programming and cloud segments for expanded reality glasses. It’s a multi-year cooperation intended to quicken the advancement of AR programming and equipment, however it is not yet clear to what extent you’ll need to stand by to appreciate the aftereffects of their association.
Their reference equipment and programming configuration will obviously be streamlined for Qualcomm’s XR2 stage, which the organization says is the first 5G-empowered expanded reality framework and the first fit for 8K, 360-degree video playback. It will help Qualcomm make sense of the standard highlights and particulars of a couple of XR2-controlled glasses.
Furthermore, it will run Niantic’s Real World Platform, the AR innovation behind Pokémon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, enabling the designer to change it and make it increasingly good with the XR2. Niantic CTO Phil Keslin said during the occasion that once the organization’s XR2-advanced stage is prepared, it will be accessible to anybody in the Niantic Creator Program propelling in 2020.