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This ARKit demo is what nightmares are made off


The Ring
Watch out for Samara!
Photo: Dreamworks

Your favorite horror movies could soon invade your living room thanks to Apple’s ARKit.

iOS developer Abhishek Singh has created a lot of AR experience since ARKit came out last year, but his latest is the most shocking. In a tweet posted this week, Singh showed off his latest demo that brings the scariest scene from the movie The Ring into your house.

Check it out:

Not only does the main villain of the movie, Samara, pop out of the TV, but she also follows the user around the room and in hallways. As The Verge pointed out, Singh isn’t the first to copy The Ring for an ARKit demo. His version is the most impressive though.

Here’s another ARKit demo based on The Ring created by Mike Woods:


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