Apple's Clips App to Offer 360-Degree 'Selfie Scenes' on iPhone X

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    Apple's iPhone X will enable new features in its standalone Clips app, according to the iPhone X section on Apple's website describing all of the new features found in the device. A mention of the new feature has also been added to the Clips webpage.

    When using Clips with an iPhone X, there's a new "Selfie Scenes" feature that will use the TrueDepth front-facing camera on the device to immerse users in a selection of 360-degree animated landscapes.

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    Apple says the new Selfie Scenes feature will be coming to Clips in November, which is when the iPhone X will be available.

    iPhone X's 3D front-facing camera will also enable new functionality in a range of third-party apps, like Snapchat. On stage, Apple's Craig Federighi showed off new Snapchat filters, which look much more realistic on the iPhone X.

    Article Link: Apple's Clips App to Offer 360-Degree 'Selfie Scenes' on iPhone X
     
  2. Appleaker macrumors 68000

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    This is actually quite a cool feature but the limited scenes could be a limitation to people using it.
     
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    I'm not a Snapchat user, but I do have to admit that those filter masks were quite impressive. It will be interesting to see the potential applications for this technology going forward.
     
  4. macplay macrumors member

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    Ironically, Apple failed to get face-to-face at the moment, during a demonstration by Apple's software boss at the annual presentation of new products. A backup test was required
     
  5. thisisnotmyname macrumors 65816

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    As frivolous as some of these things seem I think they'll be fun. I'm looking forward to this and animojis and all the other cool new things the 3D sensing enable.
     
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    I could be wrong but I didn't view it as Face ID not working properly. It prompted him to enter his passcode to enable Face ID. No different than when you reboot an iPhone and it requires you to enter your passcode before you can start using Touch ID again.
     

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  8. macTW macrumors 6502a

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    If you actually watched it was because he just turned the phone on. Face ID is like Touch ID, in that on startup you need to passcode...
     
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    Narcissism is all about you. No. Sorry. It's me. Me. Me! Look. It's the Golden Gate Bridge. But. No. That's not the star. Move over man made wonder. It's me. Me! Me! And now look. I can do it all in 3D. Don't look at me. I'm shy. Hey. What you doing? Look at me! No. Please I'm too modest. Make the background the subject. It is more significant than my sad life will ever compare to ... no. Wait. Take my picture. It's all about me. Me! In 3D. Aren't you jealous of my new phone with the 3D. Yes? Now. Go. Unless you want to take more pictures of me. Thank you.
     
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    More like GTA IV.
     
  11. macplay macrumors member

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    Why did he get the back-up phone then?
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    Why did he get the bach-up phone then?
     
  12. Caliber26 macrumors 68000

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    Only Craig can answer that but I don't believe the phone itself failed to recognize his face. When Touch ID doesn't recognize your finger (i.e.: bad placement, wet finger, etc) it doesn't immediately prompt you to enter a passcode as an alternate form of unlocking. The message you get is "try again". It isn't until the fourth failed attempt that you're directed to enter the passcode to enable Touch ID once again. I would imagine an unsuccessful attempt at unlocking with Face ID would prompt you to try again instead of making you enter a passcode right away.

    In fact, from the very moment he grabbed the iPhone you could already see it was directing him to swipe up to unlock, which is indicative that Face ID had not yet been enabled for whatever reason. The "swipe up to unlock message" showed up before he even had the opportunity point the phone to his face. Obviously it didn't go as planned but it doesn't look like it was the Face ID feature itself that failed.
     

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    I consider this and the Animoji to be proof-of-concept features - most of us will get tired of them after a bit of fun, but they ultimately open the door for far more amazing and practical applications.

    I've been saying for a while that one of the benefits of Face ID is the additional, multi-purpose sensors it requires. There's little you can do with a fingerprint scanner, but that array of sensors at the top of the iPhone X, in conjunction with AR Kit... there's going to be a lot of "wow" going down.
     
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    I’ve noticed that when photographing pretty much anything these days, rather than it being a full quality rear-camera photo, they’re taking pics of themselves and the item. I don’t understand it and I’m 30. What’s the purpose of that? I understand the point in self portrait photos for sure. Matured photo albums are going to look dreadful in years to come with almost all photos including the photographer at arms length in tens of thousands of photos.
     
  15. macTW macrumors 6502a

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    Clearly you have never performed in any capacity in front of hundreds of people or more. All he saw was it didn't work so he grabbed the already on phone and it worked.

    To deny that the boot up is what caused it to not work, and to extend that to the quality of the product, is beyond stupid and shows you are trying to justify why you don't like it. Anybody who has a brain who watched it saw it was the boot up "enter passcode to unlock to enable face/Touch ID."
     
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    https://news.vice.com/story/face-id-faceplanted-and-so-did-the-stock
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    https://news.vice.com/story/face-id-faceplanted-and-so-did-the-stock
     
  17. BruceEBonus macrumors 6502a

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    You got that right. Th comedian Stewart Lee summarised it in his recent live comedy stand up. In the past people would take photographs of the beauty they had seen. Now it's taking photos of themselves IN FRONT of that beauty.
    Hey. But tell you what. It is in 12mp quality, mind. And look at those great filters. And look ... Animoji. Ha ha. Funny face. Moving with my own fizzog. Funny. Thousand pound planned obsolescence device to take photos of yourself that as in the future nobody will take any interest in. "And look. Here's another one of me obscuring Edinburgh Castle. And one of me. Obviously. Getting in the way of Ann Hathaway Cottage ... for someone of your age it's refreshing to see so much maturity and foresight of what is nowadays a very insular, narcissistic and selfish social outlook in life.
    Well done! :)
     
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    Oh Stewart Lee covered it? Which show was it in, I hope it’s on Netflix! Love that guy, especially Comedy Vehicle.
     
  20. BruceEBonus macrumors 6502a

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    It was on his current live tour this year - Content Provider. I dunno if it's out or coming out on DVD. Very good and I wasn't a great fan beforehand. Better than his Comedy Vehicle TV stuff.

    Oh. And here's summat. Look for the new comedy series "BACK" with Mitchell and Webb. Starring your very own avatar no less. Really funny. Surreal stuff with great characters!
     

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