What’s New for Instagram AR Effects After 2021 F8 Refresh

The last two weeks were big for Instagram AR. First, 2 long-awaited new capabilities for Spark AR landed, and then F8 Refresh (yearly Facebook conference) introduced a number of exciting developments for AR Creators. This article will briefly lead you through everything that you’d like to know about what’s new. New capability #1: Multi-Class Segmentation […]

Full Spark AR Masterclass By Eddy Adams Is Out

Wanting to learn how to make Instagram filters, but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you’re an AR hobbyist that wants to take it to the next level? Well, Eddy Adams has just finished his Spark AR Masterclass that you can enroll in for free! The course is built around a 12-chapter sci-fi fantasy […]

SnapML in Lens Studio: An Overview of ML Model Types and Use Cases

As promised, we come to you with the second part of our SnapML x Fritz AI article, this time with a guest post from Austin from the aforementioned Fritz AI. Austin will tell you all about possible use cases for utilizing their software to create many types of ML-enabled, powerful AR experiences. Without further ado, […]

Live AR Hackathons on Clubhouse – New Space for AR Creators

One of the latest online sensations is the Clubhouse App, allowing only invited users to create rooms and organize audio conversations on their favorite subjects. The (for now) iOS app took the Internet by storm with over 8 million downloads worldwide and rapidly growing from $100 million to reportedly $1 billion in less than a […]

Lens Studio Now Lets Creators Build LiDAR-Powered Lenses

Last month, during the 2020 Apple Event, we found out that their brand new iPhone 12 Pro will be equipped with a LiDAR Scanner. At first, we were surprised, considering that LiDAR was usually associated in the media with self-driving cars and shade from Elon Musk himself, who famously said: “Anyone relying on lidar is […]