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Huawei AR Map launched, combines virtual world with reality in real-time environment



Huawei has officially launched the Huawei AR Map. Powered by the company’s Cyberverse technology that combines the virtual world with reality in a real-time environment.

According to the official information, the AR Map allows users to find the legendary pinpoints, landmarks and interesting stories that happened around the space that you steps in.

The Huawei AR Map has a live AR navigation feature that recognizes the current positions of the phone, that helps the users to navigate through a destined place with directions and turning points.

Once you navigate your phone towards an object or landmark, it identifies the object and projects the AR-related information (related to that area) on the user’s phone. Users can click on the AR content to get more details.

In the start, the Huawei AR Maps supports only two locations in China including the Mogao Caves of Dunhuang, Gansu and Nanjing Road Bund, in Shanghai, China.

The Huawei AR Map is also published on Huawei AppGallery with a size of 125.9MB but currently, it’s only supported by the Huawei P40 series in China.

Cyberverse was initially introduced during the Huawei Developer Conference (HDC) 2019. Huawei describes Cyberverse as an innovative advanced technology that connecting users, space, and data through spatial computing. And provides Huawei’s mobile device users a new interaction mode and a new user experience.

Huawei Cyberverse incorporates device technologies such as 3D ultra-high-definition map, spatial commuting, scenario understanding, ultra-realistic immersive rendering, and the 5G network.

The Cyberverse used for public places such as tourist attractions, museums, smart campuses, airports, high-speed railway stations, and commercial buildings.

It is estimated that Cyberverse will be covering a range of application scenarios. It will be used in 100 sites before the end of the second quarter of 2020, and in 1000 sites by the end of the year.

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