If a company is a fan of the TrueDepth camera on Apple's iPhone X devices, it is the popular glasses dealer Warby Parker.
Last year, the company introduced the ability to measure customer faces with the deep-faced Front-facing sensor on the original iPhone X.
Now, with three new models featuring the TrueDepth camera, Warby Parker has updated its Glasses app to enable one virtual experience.
Using the face tracking features ARKit and face mapping features of the TrueDepth camera, Warby Park a real-time preview of how the company's stylish glasses and sunglasses look in their own home.
While in the virtual trial experience, customers can wrap the screen so that they can quickly see a wide range of styles.
Warby Parker's customers (accompanying me) are probably already familiar with the company's lightweight home process, where customers can choose up to five styles, receive samples via mail to evaluate and return the samples to the company. 19659002] An enhanced reality potentially makes that process obsolete, especially with the face tracking features of the TrueDepth camera in mating with the ARKit. While customers may need some physical insurance for fit, the updated Glasses app takes the guess on how frames look.
Apart from Apple-created apps like Animojis and Clips, the TrueDepth camera has not seen much third-party adoption. Some standouts include Snapchat, which has adapted its forward-facing lenses to the iPhone X series and apps such as Face Maker and HoloBack from independent developers have shown the creative potential of the TrueDepth camera.
A really useful example,