Blog about computer vision, AR and all in between

Best AR / VR Techs For Retail At Mobile World Congress 2019

Posted by Alena Arsenova on Mar 11, 2019 10:22:02 AM

Mobile World Congress 2019 welcomed 2400+ exhibitors and over 100.000 attendees this year. Retailers and advertisers came for the solutions that would enable a disruptive and innovative experience for consumers. Has MWC19 managed to satisfy their needs?

We took a walk over the MWC’19 and visited exhibitors that offer amazing technologies in mobile industry for retailers and advertisers.

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Topics: News, E-commerce, Augmented reality

How To Create Face Filters Like Snapchat in Banuba Studio. Lesson 2_Effect Construction

Posted by Tolya Kozhemiako on Mar 5, 2019 5:37:28 PM

This tutorial will guide you through creating your own face filters like Snapchat in Banuba Studio. As an example, I use a selfie filter of HooliganGirl. I designed its geometry and textures in Maya and Substance Painter. You can design your camera filters and effects or motion stickers using any editor that you like.

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Topics: Face filters, AR SDK, Studio

Mobile World Congress 2019: How We Immersed People Into Augmented Reality

Posted by Alena Arsenova on Mar 4, 2019 8:55:30 AM

A dream or reality? Mobile World Congress 2019 was both. The largest fair of innovation, technology, and breakthroughs leaves unforgettable impressions.

Our team attended the fair for the first time where we showed our FaceAR SDK, the most immpersive face augmented reality platform for brands and developers.

How does it feel? It's huge! Read our 4-day diary to learn insights, useful tips and trick for exhibiting on Mobile World Congress 2019.

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Topics: News

Virtual Try On & Why Brands Need To Be Investing In It

Posted by Cole Schafer on Feb 12, 2019 7:51:26 AM

For over a century now, Red Wing Boots has been crafting what many consider to be the world’s premier work boot. They’re loved, cherished and trusted in every industry no matter how tough nor how dirty the job.

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Topics: E-commerce, Virtual Try-on, Retail, Customer Experience

Virtual Try On Glasses Apps As The Next Big Thing In E-Commerce

Posted by Alena Arsenova on Feb 7, 2019 11:15:29 AM

Do you miss the time when we, poor-sight people, used to be called ‘four-eyed’? No? Me neither. Luckily, today glasses are not a medical utility only. Millennials have a frame per every occasion whereas older gens hunt for top brands to show off.

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Topics: Virtual Try-on, Augmented commerce, Mobile apps, Glasses

Visit Banuba at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona!

Posted by Alena Arsenova on Jan 30, 2019 7:15:37 AM

Once a year Barcelona turns to an enormous machine. It rolls the wheel of innovation, progress and technology breakthroughs. We can’t but miss the world’s #1 tech even and show what Banuba has to put on the table.

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Topics: News, AR SDK

Face AR SDK 14.0 Update: New Features For You!

Posted by Alena Arsenova on Jan 24, 2019 10:19:20 AM

We’ve spent a couple of months updating our AR SDK for you. Most updates focus on the two SDK components: face filters and beautification. Here are the major improvements made and new feature released.

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Topics: Face filters, Beautification, AR SDK, Release notes

15 Best Virtual Try On Apps Of 2019

Posted by Alena Arsenova on Jan 23, 2019 11:31:28 AM

Would you bother going to stores for shopping unless you have to? 30% of US-based respondents said NO if augmented reality made that possible. That’s why people love virtual try-ons — you can try products virtually and shop them at the comfort of your home. (Or you can boast of a cool selfie with top brand goods if you’re tight on the budget).

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Topics: E-commerce, Mobile, face modification software, Virtual Try-on

The Future Of eCommerce Is Closer Than You Think

Posted by Cole Schafer on Jan 22, 2019 12:41:50 PM

The year was 1998. A young baby-faced twenty-four-year-old entrepreneur by the name of Tony Hsieh sold his internet advertising startup to Microsoft for a nice sum... $265 million.

Months later, by happenstance, he stumbled into another entrepreneur with a big idea in a crazy industry most angel investors wouldn’t touch with a ten-foot pole... shoes.

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Topics: E-commerce, Augmented reality, Virtual Try-on

How To Create Your Own Face Filters Like Snapchat In Banuba Studio. Part 1

Posted by Alena Arsenova on Jan 15, 2019 9:05:28 AM

We are starting a series of educational posts about face filter creation in Banuba Studio. This post will give you an overview of Banuba Studio, its possibilities and the way you can use it to create your own photo and video face filters like Snapchat.

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Topics: Face filters, AR SDK, Studio