Apple developers are already building experimental AR experiences for iOS 11 and some of them look lit AF.
The next version of iOS, the software that powers your iPhone and iPad, is jam-packed with cool new features, but none of them are as 🔥🔥🔥 as AR.
AR, which stands for augmented reality, superimposes digital objects on the real world around you. Apple is building the tech into iOS 11, which will be available as a free download for most iPhones and iPads this fall.
If you've ever played Pokémon Go, you'll be familiar with the concept.
See how both the Pokémon and the ball look like they're bouncing on that stretch of real-world ground? That's essentially what AR looks like.
At WWDC, Apple's annual conference for app developers held earlier this month, the company showed off just how sophisticated its AR technology is. Here's what it demoed onstage.