Snapchat has rolled out their newest feature, “World Lenses” – an intriguing opportunity for users the app to build augmented reality into their daily lives.
The concept is simple: go to your Snapchat camera and turn it towards your face. Tap the screen and activate the face-sensoring filters that Snapchat fers. Some the new options available, you’ll notice, are a part the World Lenses feature, and you’ll notice that it now allows you to place 3D objects in the middle your scene during videos and move them around as if they were truly real objects.
Some the fun emojis include phrases like “lol”, “hello” and “gross”, as well as rabbit jumping out bushes and large text bubbles. They’re all quite entertaining, but they definitely also point to the types technological features Snapchat is truly capable – ones that are on the forefront cutting-edge innovation.
You can watch the video introducing the feature below, and be sure to keep an eye on what’s next for Snapchat – with this introduction to 3D capabilities, we can only imagine what will come after.