API & Platform
With Layar's mobile augmented reality platform, third party developers can create various types of engaging AR experiences, such as recognizing real world objects and displaying digital experiences on top of them with Layar Vision, creating interactive features like 3D objects and animation. Location based layers help users find nearby locations, including restaurants, shops and other businesses, as well as historical locations and monuments.
Here are the 5 steps to create a layer
API v7.0 Changes
Summary of API v7.0 changes.
Overview: the Layar Platform
An introduction of the architecture of the Layar platform.
Overview: the Layar Publishing Site
A general introduction of the Layar publishing site.
The Developer API Documentation
An introduction of the developer API used for creating a layer.
Update available for Layar 3D Model Converter
Updated the Layar 3D Model Converter to v3.0.2
Modified "View with Layar" logo together with a styleguide manual
We have changed the previous "View with Layar" logo to Layar logo and a style guide is also provided to help attract more users.
Updated the userId description in getPOIs request
For privacy reasons, in API v6.2, we have changed the algorithm of creating userId in getPOIs request.
Modified and simplified layarshare intent documentation
On 3rd April 2012, the layarshare intent has been reviewed and different parameters are posted based on sharing a message or screenshot.
Added a new public IP range
On 20th March 2012, a new public IP range (220.127.116.11/16 (18.104.22.168 – 22.214.171.124)) is added to the layar services.