Snapchat has actually revealed the winners of its 2022 Build the Future Lensathon, which got in touch with AR developers to come up with ingenious, imaginative and appealing AR experiences in the app.
More than 3,000 designers participated in the competitors, and completed for $200,000 in overall rewards. The chosen winners show both ingenious usage of AR and creativity, with some intriguing point of views on future AR advancement on screen.
As per the above clip, the to reward went to Denis Rossiev for his AR Lens ‘VOXELIZE’.
“ VOXELIZE, is a real-time AR voxel scanner that exports 3D designs as.glbs. VOXELIZE’s user-friendly two-finger touch gestures can be utilized to easily scale and turn the voxel grid for exact resolution choice and positioning with the walls or borders of the target things. An integrated machine-learning design immediately sectors items from the background, improving the scanning procedure. Scans can then be exported as.glbs for modifying in any 3D software application.”
Snap states that VOXELIZE has a broad variety of applications throughout building and construction, architecture, interior decoration, highlighting both the imagination and energy of AR applications.
The other winners consisted of:
- Inna Sparrow and Volodymyr Kurbatov for their Lens which makes it possible for users to produce, design, and conserve your own AR shoes
- Farhad Shababi and Faraz Shababi for their Mystery of King Tut experience
- Blake Gross and Dustin Kochensparger for ‘Table Towers’, an AR video game
- Danny Marree and Max van Leeuwen who produced a farmer’s life simulation
There are some intriguing usages of AR here, which likewise indicate the future of AR, as translucented AR glasses, and experienced completely view. Which Snapchat is dealing with, and while we have not heard much about the next phase of Spectacles yet, you can see how Snap’s advanced AR offerings lean into this more immersive experience.
You can have a look at all the winners, and check out the Lenses on your own at this link