Swing Physics For Spark AR Studio: A Tutorial

For the purposes of this tutorial we will use a filter made for The Addams Family on Instagram as a reference, so that you will be able to see what can be accomplished with this guide. The objective of this article is to show Spark AR users how to create a pseudo physics system that can be

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Zappar Face Tracking Tutorial

In our last tutorial, we went over how to use ZapWorks image tracking. In this tutorial, we’ll see how to create a web-based face tracking tutorial using ZapWorks Studio.  The inspiration behind this demo is the legendary Arnold Schwarzenegger from Predator.  1. If you’ve gone through our previous tutorial on ZapWorks, skip this step. Otherwise,

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Zappar Image Tracking Tutorial

Here at Poplar we’re really excited about web-based augmented reality, so we are very happy that Zappar has started supporting WebAR content creation. This tutorial is a step-by-step walkthrough on how to produce a WebAR experience using Zappar’s image tracking technology:  1. Sign up for ZapWorks Studio (free for 30 days) and download ZapWorks Studio

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10 Snapchat Lens Creators You Should Follow for Inspiration

Even since Snapchat released Lens Studio (a free platform to easily create augmented reality experiences), amazing, beautiful, and inspiring Lenses have been made by creators from all around the world. Pushing the boundaries of art and augmented reality, these creators have demonstrated creativity and ingenuity to build Lenses that have been seen by millions of

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8th Wall Image Recognition Tutorial

Last April, 8th Wall released a new feature called Image Targets that lets creators build image recognition for web-based AR. Not restricted to QR codes, Image Targets lets you select your own image (as long as the computer vision AI can detect distinct feature points) and build AR experiences with it.  This is a huge

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6 Videos to Kickstart Your Career as an AR Creator

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These 6 videos will give you a huge leg up when starting your career as a creator. AR is an emerging technology and getting started with it is not that easy. Snapchat and Facebook’s online studios are the most well known, but in this post we highlight many other good alternatives.

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