【VR/AR Event】 Report about joining Facebook ‘Spark AR day -Southeast Asia’ Part.1

I participated in ‘Spark AR day -Southeast Asia‘ held at Facebook APAC office in Singapore on the afternoon of March 28th. This time, it is the report about joining the event. First of all, ‘Spark AR‘ is AR development platform developed by Facebook, and you can release your AR app to Facebook and Instagram. The key point is that you can provide your app to 1.5 billion users without installing... Read more

【Unity】Target API Level of Google Play was changed to Android 8.0

The required ‘Target API Level‘ to release your app in Google Play had already changed to Android 8.0. For new apps leased newly is applied it from August 1, 2018. For the apps already released is applied when you update the app on November 1, 2018 or later. [Information Source] https://developer.android.com/distribute/best-practices/develop/target-sdk?hl=ja   【Situation】 I did not notice about that because recently I’ve never upgraded my application. When I released the... Read more

【VR/AR Event】Participation Report for ’xR Tech Tokyo #14@Mercari’

On February 17 (Sun), I exhibited two my AR games at an event called ‘xR Tech Tokyo #14‘, which was held at the office of Mercari, Inc. in Tokyo. The games ‘Merlion Adventure 2 AR‘ and ‘Gotcha! AR‘, which were also exhibited in ‘Taipei Game Show‘ at the end of last month. 【 Report on participating in TAIPEI GAME SHOW 2019 】 This time, I will introduce this event called... Read more

[Game] Report on participating in TAIPEI GAME SHOW 2019 Part.2

I will report about ‘Taipei Game Show‘ which was held in Taipei, Taiwan in the end of last month (January 24th – 28th). Last time I focused to explain Taipei Game Show itself. [ Report on participating in TAIPEI GAME SHOW 2019 Part.1 ] This time, I will share the findings gained from Taipei Game Show and my impression of the show. In the game show, I exhibited ‘Gotcha! AR‘... Read more

[Game] Report on participating in TAIPEI GAME SHOW 2019 Part.1

I participated in ‘TAIPEI GAME SHOW‘ which was held in Taipei, Taiwan in the end of last month (January 24 – 28). We have exhibited ‘Gotcha! AR’ which is developed together with Singaporean designer as Lam 7. In addition, I also exhibited ‘Merlion Adventure 2 AR’ I made as Lab 7. Both are games with AR functions. Regarding these games, we got a lot of opinions and ideas from game... Read more

【Game】 ‘Gotcha! AR’ under development: Exhibit at Taipei Game Show

Currently I am developing AR application with Singaporean game designer as Lam7 ( http://lam-7.simplesite.com ) (It’s similar but different from Lab7). This time, I will introduce you ‘Gotcha! AR‘ here. The screen is like the above image.   【Exhibit at Taipei Game Show】 We will exhibit this ‘Gotcha! AR‘ at Taipei Game Show to be held at the end of this month. I have not yet completed to develop it... Read more

[Unity, AR] The setting way of ‘Augmented Image’ of ‘ARCore’ Part2

Last time, I explained how to set up ‘Augmented Image’ to display AR objects with 2D images as markers for ARCore SDK of Android. [ The setting way of ‘Augmented Image’ of ‘ARCore’ Part1 ] This time, I will explain how to change the Marker Image and how to change the 3D objects displayed as the AR objects to create your own AR application. (The above image is the final... Read more

【Merlion Adventure 2】Release Announcement for ‘Merlion Adventure 2’

I can finally announce to release my new Game App. It is ‘Merlion Adventure 2’. It is an evolved version of already released ‘Merlion Adventure‘. The basic game function has just be changed a bit. The reason why it was changed to Version 2 is because the AR function was newly attached.   [Coloring Function] Download Coloring Paper and color the Merlion there. By taking a picture of that, the... Read more

[Unity, AR] The setting way of ‘Augmented Image’ of ‘ARCore’ Part1

Regarding the AR development library ‘ARCore’ provided by Google, I introduced the setting ways of two sample programs (HelloAR and Cloud Anchors) before. 【 I tried ‘HelloAR’ sample of ‘ARCore’ Part1 】 【 I tried ‘Cloud Anchors’ (A sample of ‘ARCore’) Part1 】 This time, I will show you how to set up a sample program of ‘Augmented Image‘, a function to recognize image markers. It is a sample which is the... Read more