AR Measure Smartphone Virtual Ruler

Jul 6, 2017

Category: Tech

Augmented reality has been applied in a whole number of ways. Developers have used the technology to develop goofy Snapchat filters, apps that show you all inked up, and of course the wildly popular Pokemon Go. But is it possible that the best application could be a simple tape measure? AR Measure thinks so.

This iPhone app uses Apple’s ARKit Framework to identify points in space using the smart phone’s camera, and then measures the difference between those two points. Whether what you’re looking to measure is a small 2-inch figurine, or a 4-foot long wall, AR Measure is engineered to record the whole thing down to the last inch. Or so says the company. Call us luddites, but we’re not 100% sure if we’d use this as our only measuring instrument. Whichever side of the fence you fall on regarding this app – you can’t deny that having it on your phone will certainly make for much more accurate eyeballing of measurements. We’ll take that. The app is due to roll out in the fall. You can sign up for an email alert now.

Learn More: AR Measure

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

Ken Onion & CRKT Teamed On A Low-Profile Folder Perfect For EDC

The Stylus is one of four new knives Onion has designed for the company.

Posted By Johnny Brayson

Partner

lululemon's Fast And Free Windbreaker Rethinks Traditional Running Outerwear

Crafted using stretchy SpeedWeave fabric for an uninhibited range of motion.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner
Featured Image

Bang & Olufsen’s Beosound Emerge Is A Small Wifi Speaker With Big Hi-Fi Sound

Crafted from aluminum and oak, powered by a revolutionary driver setup.

Posted By

Apr 16, 2021

Featured Image

Light Is All You Need To Keep These Wireless ANC Headphones Charged

The first self-charging wireless headphones to use Powerfoyle solar cell tech.

Posted By

Apr 16, 2021

Featured Image

DJI Deploys A Heavily Updated Air 2S Drone With 5.4K Video & A 20MP Still Camera

A $1K drone with numerous automated flight modes and 30 minutes of flight time.

Posted By

Apr 15, 2021

Featured Image

You Can Finally Buy LG’s Revolutionary Rollable 65″ OLED 4K HD Television

Expect to pay close to six figures for the groundbreaking device.

Posted By

Apr 15, 2021