If there's a company that loves the TrueDepth camera on Apple's iPhone X devices, it's the popular eyewear retailer Warby Parker.
Last year, the company introduced the ability to measure customers' faces using depth detection. Front-facing sensor on the original iPhone X.
Now, Warby Parker has launched its Glasses app with three new models using the TrueDepth camera updated to allow a virtual try-on.
Using ARKit's face tracking features and TrueDepth camera's facial imaging capabilities Warby Parker now gives its customers a real look – a preview of the company's stylish glasses and sunglasses in their own home.
In the virtual tryout, customers can swipe the screen to quickly see a variety of styles. If you see something you like, you can mark it as a favorite for your purchase.
Warby Parker Customers (Including myself) You may already be familiar with the company's simple try-at-home process, where customers can select up to five styles, receive samples via email for evaluation, and return the samples to the company. 19659002] However, augmented reality may eliminate the need for this process, especially with the TrueDepth camera's face tracking features in conjunction with ARKit. While customers need physical security for the fit, the updated Glasses app assumes what frames look like.
Apart from apps created by Apple, such as Animojis and Clips, the third-party TrueDepth camera was not widely accepted. Outstanding Products Include Snapchat, which has adapted its front lenses for the iPhone X series, and apps like Face Maker and HoloBack from independent developers have demonstrated the creative power of the TrueDepth camera.
A really useful example. Warby Parker's Glasses Update could serve as a catalyst for greater technology acceptance.