Golfscape AR pinpoints your position using a 360-degree view of the entire course to help identify potential hazards and lets you choose your desired landing area.
Golfshot is the only golf app that lets you experience AR out on the course. Golfscape was a winner of the Apple Design Award and has been named to the Apple App Store Essentials Hall of Fame.
Golfscape uses a combination of the compass and Apple’s ARKit on the iPhone to determine the direction to the hole.
Golfscape AR is currently only available on iOS.
Golfscape AR-supported devices:
• iPhone X
• iPhone 8
• iPhone 8 Plus
• iPhone 7
• iPhone 7 Plus
• iPhone 6s
• iPhone 6s Plus
• iPhone SE
• iPad (5th generation)
• iPad Pro
• iPad Pro (2nd generation)
More info and download link via Apple’s App Store here.
MacDailyNews Take: Another glimpse at how AR will become ever more useful and pervasive.
Imagine golfing, or doing pretty much anything, while wearing a pair of Apple smart glasses! You’ll have more information than everybody else.
Stylish eyewear that actually delivers useful data to wearers is potentially a huge market and Apple is exactly the company to deliver just such a wearable. — MacDailyNews, January 25, 2017
Augmented Reality is going to change everything. — MacDailyNews, July 21, 2017
Someday, hopefully sooner than later, we’ll look back at holding up slabs of metal and glass to access AR as unbelievably quaint. — MacDailyNews, July 28, 2017
The impact of augmented reality cannot be overstated. It will be a paradigm shift larger than the iPhone and the half-assed clones it begat. — MacDailyNews, August 4, 2017
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