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Using the 2020 iPad’s ARMeshAnchor with SceneKit

I’m sure this will change at WWDC, but at the moment there isn’t any support in SceneKit for the new ARMeshAnchor data generated by the 2020 iPad with Lidar.

This is unfortunate as SceneKit’s very handy for quick prototyping but it’s easy enough (even for a SceneKit rookie like myself) to generate some SCNGeometry from the raw data that ARKit provides.

Here’s a drop in file that adds a fromAnchor extension to SCNGeometry