Ahead of iPhone 8 launch on September 12, Apple demoed some augmented reality (AR) apps already created on its ARKit platform.
The Ikea Place app allows you to place actual size replicas of IKEA furniture into your living room. The app uses the phone’s camera to measure the space around you, and place an IKEA furniture item in the virtual room.
The Walking Dead: Our World puts gamers in the middle of a zombie apocalypse where you can battle zombies as they sneak up on you in the streets or in the woods.
In The Very Hungry Caterpillar app, the young and the young at heart can watch a caterpillar hatch from an egg and then watch it grow feeding off from virtual trees or can feed the creatures themselves with fruit. Eventually, the caterpillar hatches into a beautiful butterfly.
The Food Network In the Kitchen AR lets you decorate virtual desserts like cupcakes. You can access the recipe for the dessert from the Food Network app to create your culinary masterpiece.