YouTube Stories adds Snapchat-like AR effects

CNET | 3/11/2019 | Shelby Brown
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YouTube Stories is adding new filters.

From dog ears to fairy crowns to monstrous fangs, filters and AR effects are old hat for social-media selfies. Now, YouTube is jumping on the bandwagon.

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In this video, the glasses are virtual.

In its latest release, YouTube Stories and ARCore now offer the Augmented Faces API so you can add glasses, masks, hats and other items to short video clips. Google, which owns YouTube, said in a blog post Friday that its use of 3D mesh has resulted in more realistic filters.

AR - Glasses - Filter - Example - Reflection

An AR glasses filter, for example, can simulate light reflection and cast a virtual shadow on the face, Artsiom Ablavatski and Ivan Grishchenko, Google AI research engineers, said in the...
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