Unlocking Planet-Scale Experiences
At Niantic, we’re building a planet-scale augmented reality (AR) platform to enable experiences across current and future generations of AR hardware that will give people entirely new ways to interact with the world. We’ve created a special technology demo to test the limits of 5G.
A Worldwide Alliance
Niantic is collaborating with the world's leading Mobile Network Operators. Together using the latest in AR and 5G to move entire inustries forward.
- Deutsche Telekom
AR Meets 5G
By merging advanced AR technology with the mobile industry's 5G networks, Niantic and member companies are setting the foundations for a new paradigm of mobile experiences.
Compared to 4G, 5G unlocks:
What is the Niantic Planet-Scale AR first goal?
The Niantic Planet-Scale AR Alliance will make available exclusive 5G-ready AR content, and demonstrate AR experiences that set the standard for innovation in a 5G world.
What is the significance to players and consumers?
There are many advantages to players with 5G-ready AR content including sub-millisecond low latency, and high bandwidth. For our Niantic explorers, this means that any number of players can collaborate or compete in the same virtual space in real-time on their respective devices.
What is the goal of the Niantic Planet-Scale Alliance?
We’re looking to showcase AR experiences optimized for a 5G network and help global consumers understand its advantages. In addition, our work aims to set the standard for AR on 5G as more developers begin to create unique applications and gaming experiences.
Can any company join the Niantic Planet-Scale AR Alliance?
We welcome mobile network operators, device manufacturers, and other mobile ecosystem companies from across the smartphone and AR wearables industry to join. For more information, contact us.