Google Trick to measure your suitcase with mobile using augmented reality

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If you are going on vacation and you are not sure which yours suitcase meet the necessary size requirements of the airline you will use, Google has the solution.

Leveraging the latest advances in the augmented reality and the latest technologies in our mobile phones, Google has created «Measure Up», an experiment that allows us to know the exact dimensions of any object, such as your suitcase, using only a camera.



Google's "Measure Up" tool lets you know the size of any object. For example, a suitcase.

Then you can use Measure Up to find out how tall your suitcase is

The instrument was made by Google's "creative" division, which occasionally surprises with experiments like this. It is about a web application that allows you to measure objects and distances using the mobile camera and augmented reality techniques.

Until recently, Google had Measure, an app for measuring distances, objects and areas, which was abandoned overnight. And although there is no specific application for this purpose now, Measure Up is a fantastic substitute that works like a charm.

measure your suitcase, backpack, purse or whatever using the mobile phone camera, you just need to follow these steps:

  1. Open the Measure Up page on your mobile with the browser.
  2. Point the moving camera at the object.
  3. Follow the on-screen steps to measure the height, length, or width of the object as needed.



Once the process is done, you will see the measurements of the object on your mobile screen and you will be able to get a pretty close idea of ​​its exact size.

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