Google is closing down the ‘Poly 3D content’ platform
Google is practically running out of AR/VR tasks to kill off.
The company reported today in an email to Poly clients that they will close down the 3D-object creation and library stage “forever” one year from now. The service will close down on June 30, 2021 and clients won’t have the option to transfer 3D models to the site beginning April 30, 2021.
Poly was introduced as a 3D creation tool improved for virtual reality. Clients could easily make low-poly articles with in-VR tools. The product was intended to fill in as a lightweight method to make and view 3D assets that could thus wind up in games and encounters, compared with more art and sculpting-focused VR tools like Google’s Tilt Brush and Facebook’s (presently Adobe’s) Medium software.
Google has just stopped the greater part of the company’s AR/VR plays, including most Daydream their Daydream portable VR stage.
The AR/VR industry’s initial ascent prompted a lot of 3D-centric new companies to wager huge on making or facilitating a library of advanced items. As speculator excitement has to a great extent blurred and tech stages facilitating AR/VR content have covered those items, it’s less clear where the market is for this 3D substance for now.
Clients that have transferred objects to Poly will have the option to download their information and models in front of the shutdown.