This collaboration with Samsung will help Google to popularize ARCore, which Google announced at the end of last August in response to ARKit made by Apple.
ARCore is a software platform for developing AR applications. This platform uses cloud software and hardware technology on the device to display digital objects in the real world.
With this partnership, developers can develop ARCore applications for Google Pixel line and also Samsung Galaxy, including Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8.
Samsung is indeed one of Google's early counterparts for the use of ARCore. With this announcement, the South Korean company is committed to using Google-made platforms on the various devices they launch next year, Samsung said at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco.
Samsung is a smartphone company with the most sales in the world. For a long time, they became Google's partners to popularize Android. With this cooperation, then Android will also be one of the operating systems considered in the AR market.
"Continuing Samsung's habits to pioneer new technologies that deliver exciting experiences like VR, we are committed to continuing the development of AR technology.With cooperation with Google, developers will be able to use ARCore SDK to bring AR to millions of Samsung customers to Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 + and Galaxy Note 8, "Samsung wrote in an official statement.