Apple Patented Camera Application for Creating Avatar in 3D Shape

Apple reportedly is developing a new camera application that allows users to create avatars in the form of three-dimensional or 3D, it is revealed through the latest leaked patent filings from Apple regarding the application.


Technology submitted to Patent and Trademark Office in the U.S. This includes three patents, namely:

– Image Capture Using Three-Dimensional Reconstruction

– Systems, Methods, and Computer-Readable Media for Placing an Asset on a Three-Dimensional Model

– Systems, Methods, and Computer-Readable Media for Integrating a Three-Dimensional Asset with a Three-Dimensional Model

From the picture, it looks like the application will run on iPad and is intended for children.

3D camera on the patent system is claimed to be able to measure the depth of the various elements of the user’s face, and then utilize the data to create a 3D virtual version is more accurate. How is the continuation of the application, we’ll see.