Metaio’s demo shows how augmented reality can be used to recognise objects and give users instructions on how to repair them. In the example here, holding your phone in front of a printer overlays an easy to follow, 3D guide on how to change its toner cartridges.
The U8500 chipset boosts the framerate for Augmented Reality apps noticeably, making graphics overlaid onto real-life scenes appear much more ‘natural’ than they have done previously. We take a look at a demo of the U8500′s performance in the video below. The dual-core chipset is believed to be making its way into a number handsets from various manufacturers later this year.