September 17, 2021

Snapchat is releasing new AR features

Snapchat is still a top-rated messaging app and hit one billion downloads even before Google Messages. Snap Inc has even further developed its offerings by experimenting with AR glasses and original programming. These features have pushed Snapchat way beyond its original concept. Now with a fully reworked Scan, they aim to bring AR search results to their users.

Snapchat’s Scan feature is getting a massive overhaul. This feature is now accessible directly below the main record button within the Snapchat app. This move is already making the feature more useful as users no longer have to look for it.

The app is also closer than ever to taking on Google Lens and can show results of anything in your viewfinder, including nutritional information, plant species, dog breeds, and even clothing items. This feature will also sync directly with Snapchat’s Lenses and pull suggested AR filters,…

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