Seene A 3D Selfie Startup Acquired By Snapchat
SnapChat 3D Selfie Coming Soon
Leading photo, video sharing app Snapchat has acquired Seen. It is a Newyork-based startup founded in 2012. It offers a platform to capture real life moments in 3D. Snapchat has acquired the startup with an aim to brings this feature as 3D lenses. A video demo below explains how it really work. It captures the pictures in a 3D scrollable format that looks amazing. The startup aims to develop advanced computer vision for mobile devices, that can work with any Smartphone and does not demand additional hardware.
Snapchat has not yet revealed what the acquisition is going to bring for the users. Whatever we had found are based on mere assumptions of news sources. As seen is not just limited to taking 3D selfies. It is an advanced computer vision technology that opens the new perspective of virtual vision. We can assume that this will help Snapchat to introduce some really amazing features users can vouch for. Either Snapchat can use Seen’s existing technology to introduce new features or it can work with it to create something unique.
Seen existing feature involved in easy 3D models with the help of a decent Smartphone camera. It does not demand any extra hardware processing to create the image with live effects. It also offers services like 3D Face Capture, 3D Scene Reconstruction, 2.5D Scene Reconstruction and Computational Photography, SLAM and Object Tracking, Augmented Reality and Google Cardboard SDK for iOS.
- Snapchat acquires Seen, a startup that works on computer vision technology.
- Chances that snapchat will soon introduce 3D lenses in the app powered by Seen.