Android’s Depth API uses the phone camera to create a model of your environment
Depth is used to make AR experiences feel more believable
Digital objects interact with physical objects in a way that seems natural
Even appearing to move behind physical objects in a realistic way
Some Snapchat Lenses use the Depth API, such as this undersea world
The ARCore Depth API is rolling out to “hundreds of millions” of Android phones right now.
The technology is constantly improving, with higher-quality techniques on the horizon