Starting from iOS 11, Apple introduces a new framework called
The Vision framework performs face and face landmark detection, text detection, barcode recognition, image registration, and general feature tracking. Vision also allows the use of custom Core ML models for tasks like classification or object detection.
Today we implement with few lines of code one of the simplest features of this beautiful framework, the OCR reader.
Continue reading “Swift – Native OCR reader”
Very often you create a
new class or a new view controller and customize it before start coding.
Every time you select from
XCode, New File, the file type and add it to your project, like this: Continue reading “Create your own XCode template”
Today I want to tell you what happened on my latest iOS game released, “
Insects Hunter – AR Shooter“… and why the insects?
download it from App Store ( it’s free for a couple of months!
Insects Hunter – AR Shooter
I started the development of this simple game during the quarantine, the scope was to kill all the
COVID-19 viruses that appear around your photo-camera. Continue reading “Insects Hunter – AR shooter for iOS”
I have bought a new weight scale that works with or without a smartphone.
There is a proprietary app, called
Laica Body Touch.
Problem with this app are:
Continue reading “Hacking “Laica Body Touch” weight scale with iOS”
I want to share a simple how-to, used to get the GPS position of an iOS user with the app completely closed, in the background, and in the foreground without using any useless workaround like idle timer and background operations…
We discuss about the
GEO-fence tecnique. You can read more on Apple reference:
https://developer.apple.com/documentation/corelocation/monitoring_the_user_s_proximity_to_geographic_regions Continue reading “Track GPS position with iOS app killed”
Today I want to present a small project with a lot of potentialities, an
ARKit framework from Apple, I’ll show you how to play a video while passing on the newspaper pages with your camera!
The used newspapers
The scope of this project is to overlap a defined image on the newspaper with a video, for a better experience while reading the news.
Continue reading “How to make (and read) an animated newspaper”
A draft of
SpeechManager.swift, that recognize the spoken text using Siri.
It use the Apple
Speech framework ( https://developer.apple.com/documentation/speech):
Perform speech recognition on live or prerecorded audio, receive transcriptions, alternative interpretations, and confidence levels of the results.
Continue reading “Swift – Recognize spoken text using Siri”
grid on the floor using augmented reality and eventually place objects on it.
The grid on the floor placed using ARKit Let’s see how it works
Continue reading “ARKit – detect plane with augmented reality”
Today a tutorial about
augmented reality, in particular the use of the new Apple framework, ARKit, to measure distances between two points in a 3D virtual space.
Final result: ‹26 cm distance between the two green points. Continue reading “ARKit – Measure distances with augmented reality”