Although Apple's Animoji game is strong, recently explored by its Ariana Grande collaboration, Google does not turn off and release a much more immersive music experience for smartphone users.
Released on Friday, the new Childish Gambino expanded reality The Playmoji character doesn't just look like the music, movie and television star (aka Donald Glover). It also duplicates his iconic dance movements in the real world.
"We worked near Childish Gambino and his music video choreographer, Sherrie Silver, to make sure Playmoji dance moves rival children's Gambino itself," says Elisabeth Morant, Google's Playground Product Manager, in a blog post about the release.
"With the help of ARCore's motion tracking, light estimation and ability to understand the real world, his Playmoji looks and feels lively, Whether he's in front of you or in a selfie next to you, he even reacts to your real-time facial expressions thanks to machine learning – try smiling or frowning in selfie mode and see how he responds. "
If you are a Childish Gambino super fan, you will be happy to know that the experience maps Childish Gambino's moves to three of his songs, including "This is America "," Redbone "(a song Apple also covered with Animoji) and" Summertime Magic ".
Currently, the feature is only available to those who use Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Make it work by reviewing the process we've described earlier, which simply means opening the Playground app (formerly known as stickers), pointing the camera to a real scene and releasing Glover into your real space. 19659011] This release comes on the carpenter we were given by the experience last year and is based on other Playmoji versions, including The Avengers and Star Wars. So far, Apple's Animoji is much more accurate and personal, but Google's Playmoji is well, just a little more fun.