Apple Company AR ‘Gobi’ App Will Scan Special Apple QR Codes
Apple Company next iPhone operating system, iOS 14, has been in the news for a long time. In March it was reported that the Cupertino-based company will bring a new AR app called ‘Gobi’ & the company will add new features to its existing Find My app with the next-gen software version. The new report is suggesting the that ‘Gobi’ app will be able to scan Apple-branded QR codes along with the traditional QR codes its will lead users to specific Apple product pages. It was added that the Find My app will get new sound cues to find lost Apple devices.
This development are highlighted by former TechCrunch reporter Josh Constine in a blog post published on Monday. This dumb files from the Gobi app were provided to Constine by a source. According to this blog post, files in the ‘Gobi’ included QR codes that opened the Mac Pro & Apple Watch websites and the Star Wars: Rogue One movie in the iTunes Store. It was added that the Starbucks QR code led to the Starbucks Card sign-up page. This is also rumoured that the Gobi app could use location data to let customers claim discounts at certain Starbucks stores.This blog post also contains images of the Gobi app icon and Apple QR codes spotted in the Gopi app files. These QR codes were first highlighted by a Twitter user who goes by the name Unknownz21 (@URedditor) last week.
They Constine in his blog also indicated that the Apple Find My app may get new sound and vibration cues to help users to find their apple device through sound notes.
Audio Files & Haptic Feedback Reveal
The Audio files and haptic feedback code that reveal how the Find My app will give you sound & vibration cues to locate your missing devices. You will hear encouraging sounds when you face the right direction so the lost gadget is ‘Ahead’ of you, when you’re ‘Nearby’, or come within ‘Arms Reach’, while discouraging tones hint that you’re headed off course,” Constine wrote.
This development of the rumoured Gobi app was first reported back in March, where it was speculated that Apple is planning to enhance the AR experience with the iOS 14. Similarly, the Find My app its was also rumoured to get new AR features with the next-generation iPhone operating system. The Apple Company is set to unveil iOS 14 at Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2020 in June that will be an online-only event.