Google’s augmented reality animals have been a huge success. And today you can add 23 more to the collection.
He Google search engine keep incorporating 3d animals to entertain children and adults. Today premiered a handful of insects that you can integrate into your videos thanks to the magic of augmented reality.
First came 3D wild animals: lions, tigers, crocodiles, and other beasts. Then the dinosaurs came, and today is the turn of the terrifying for some, adorable for others, insects.
Total, 23 insects of specific species like beetles, butterflies, praying mantises, and the like. Nothing too disturbing … You can see some of them in action in this video:
These creations can be accessed in three dimensions in different ways. If you use the Google search engine from a mobile (from a PC does not work) will appear on any smartphone model. By tapping on the 3D View button, you can see a 3D model of the insect.
If you also have a mobile with ARCore, Google’s augmented reality platform, you can also include these insects in your photos and videos in real size, or as many giants as you want. You can see if your mobile supports ARCore at this link.
This Google initiative has been very successful, especially during confinement, because these 3D animals and objects make it possible to create fun videos, stories and short films. In Japan, Google itself is running a contest with the best videos.
The Google search engine has released a new functionality. When you are looking for wild animals an option appears to see them in augmented reality format.
To find these 23 new insects you must enter their names in the English version of the Google search engine, courtesy of Android Police:
Atlas beetle Atlas moth Brown cicada Dragonfly Evening cicada Firefly Giant stag Grasshopper Hercules beetle Hornet Jewel beetle Ladybug Mantis Miyama stag beetle Morpho butterfly Periodical cicada Robust cicada (or otherwise “Hyalessa maculaticollis”) Rosalia batesi Rhinoceros beetle Shining ball scarab beetle ” Leiodidae “) Stag beetle Swallowtail butterfly Walker’s cicada (or otherwise” Meimuna opalifera “)
It also works if you enter your Spanish translation in the Spanish search engine.