A couple of months ago, Snapchat acquired Seene, a 3D photo app maker also known as Obvious Engineering. It allows you to capture 3D model from your smartphone camera. Snapchat could potentially use Seene’s format for a brand new category of selfie lenses and a new 3D photo format.
TechCrunch revealed that Snapchat purchased Seene more so for its computer vision technology not for the app itself. Seene’s team which is currently split between the U.S. and London will relocate to Los Angeles, the home of Snapchat HQ.
Check out the technology of Seene in this short video: