Bird unveils new AR tools to curb illegal escooter parking

This week, escooter company Bird launched the latest tech to stop bad rider behavior. The Bird VPS (Visual Parking System) was shown on stage at Google I/O, demonstrating the latest tech to monitor escooter parking. The tool is powered by Google’s ARCore Geospatial API, enabling Bird to geo-localize parked scooters with pinpoint accuracy. This is achieved by taking advantage of the tech giant’s years of 3D scanning, global Street View data, and augmented reality technology.  Let’s look at how it works and what it aims to achieve.  How Does Bird VPS Work? Bird VPS in action When parking a scooter,…

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