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Snapchat Finally Enables iPhone X-Exclusive Filters

Snapchat Finally Enables iPhone X-Exclusive Filters

The new masks include a Mardi Gras mask, a Day of the Dead-style face paint with a matching headdress as well as a shimmering masquerade eye cover.

Today Snapchat has finally released three exclusive AR Snapchat Lenses for iPhone X users.

The new Snapchat lenses are sweet, but has limitations.

Apple's cameras work by projecting a field of dots onto the face, using an emitter built into the "notch" in the iPhone X's display.

Traditional Snapchat Lenses in the smartphones use the 2D front-camera information to recognize major facial features such as eyebrows and mouth.

You can clearly see how the mask sticks to your face and when you change your facial expressions, it remains mapped to your skin.

Snap says that TrueDepth allows even the smallest details and 3D objects in the Lenses to follow your face's movements, making masks look more realistic than ever. Snapchat's photos and videos of the new lenses suggest that they will tightly stick to your face.

We will probably see such lenses tailor made for the iPhone X in the future and could probably make Snapchat more interesting for the select few that own the iPhone X. The self-destructing messaging app has even tried to monetize its lenses to boost revenue from the advertisers.

Apple has introduced their new iPhone X with new TrueDepth Camera.

Does this make you want to buy an iPhone X? Apple's facial recognition system and repressed depth-sensing technology started the worry of privacy advocates, who interrogated whether third parties should be granted access to such sensitive data. Bloomberg insiders recently revealed that the new iPhone 11 will come with a new air gesture feature and a curved OLED screen.

Moreover, Apple reaffirms that this facial-captured information can not be bundled and sold to data mining companies.

However Apple also ensured that this data can never be used for advertising or marketing, and that it cannot be bundled and sold to analytics companies or data brokers.


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