With $3.2M In Funding, ‘Real-World Operating System’ Startup Dekko Refocuses To Build Its Own Augmented Reality Apps
When we we last talked to augmented-reality startup Dekko back in September of last year, the company was building a platform on which it hoped to find developers to build a new generation of applications that blend computing with the real world. And while it still hopes to be that platform, which it’s calling a “real-world operating system,” the company is focusing its efforts to create its own applications to attract users and developers alike.
The startup has built technology that can be used to map the real world using a mobile phone or tablet’s camera. It does that by building digital grids through 3-D mapping. Once that is done, Dekko (and other developers) can layer games and other applications on top of it. For now, its app is focused on creating a grid of small, independent spaces. But there’s the potential for it to be used to map full-scale…
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