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Niantic Lightship Virtual Global Launch Event Next Month

Niantic will be showing off their new AR Developer Kit, Lightship, at a virtual keynote conference next month.

This event will be taking place on Monday, November 8th at 10 – 11:45 AM PST time.

The Niantic Lightship AR Platform is what powers their games, such as Pokémon GO and Transformers: Heavy Metal.

This event will feature speeches from various figures at Niantic. Such as the John Hanke, the CEO, and Amanda Whitt, Lightship’s Product Manager.

Image from the Niantic Lightship Site

There will also be a live Q&A at the end of the conference with a few of Niantic’s technical team members.

The Lightship AR platform is Niantic’s vision for a metaverse. They aim to provide developers worldwide with the tools to create high-quality and connected augmented reality experiences.

We’ve covered Niantic’s upcoming Lightship AR platform in the past. They even hired the former Oculus Leader Dan Morris.

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