Want to create your own “real-world metaverse”? You’re in luck.

Niantic, the company which worked with Nintendo on apps such as Pokémon GO and Pikmin Bloom, has announced that it is offering up access to its ‘Lightship’ Augmented Reality technology to anyone who wishes to make use of it.

This tool will allow developers to create their own “real-world metaverse” applications by using a real-time 3D mesh map to read the surfaces and topography of the world surrounding the user. Other APIs in the toolkit can help apps understand elements of an environment, while up to five players can be synchronised as part of the same AR multiplayer session.

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