Apple has posted a list of innovations iOS 11.3, which will be released this spring. The update will add the promised ability to disable slow iPhone with old battery and some more features. Previously, Apple apologized to users and offered a discount on a replacement battery.
New features AR
Updated ARKit to version 1.5. Technology, in addition to the horizontal planes, will recognize vertical and irregular shaped objects like an oval sofa or table.
Now application developers can specify the coordinates and parameters of subjects ‘ interaction of augmented reality is not only regarding sex but also with respect to the walls. For example, we can represent AR-Darts. Before, if the dart didn’t hit the Board, he continued his flight, now it will bounce from the wall like this.
ARKit will be able to recognize real objects such as posters, billboards and paintings, and then to give contextual information to move it and even build a 3D model.
Finally, the true reality will not lag behind in quality from the added resolution from 720p to 1080p increased.
To already existing characters will be dragon, lion, bear and skull. Animaze will be 16 pieces. The recording time will not increase — will remain for 10 seconds.
A new way to communicate with companies directly in iMessage, not sharing contact information. The feature is in beta with support for Discover, Hilton, Lowe’s and Wells Fargo. With the help of these chat rooms, you can easily contact a service representative to schedule a meeting or to make purchases with Apple Pay.
Battery and performance
In iOS 11.3 will be information about the age of the battery and suggested replacement (Settings — Battery). In addition, users will see a feature that automatically adjusts for maximum performance in order to avoid a sudden disconnection of the smartphone, which is enabled by default even with iOS 10.2.1. Now it can be disabled.
Is there (Settings — Battery) and is available in iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The first beta version for developers it is not.
Health record in the Health app
The function will combine the hospital, clinic and health app. Patients from participating medical institutions will receive information from various similar organizations, gathered in one convenient place, as well as notices of tests, medications and so on. For Russia it is irrelevant.
- Apple Music appear streaming music videos without ads.
- App Apple News is to inform users of the relevant information via the most important video of the day under «For you». Also improved the category of «breaking news».
- Authentication HomeKit software for smart home devices that don’t support the API Apple.
- Support Advanced Mobile Location (AML) for automatic amprace location to users when it makes an emergency call. Only in countries with the support of AML.