Samsung are continuing to grow their offering of augmented reality (AR) Emoji as three new characters now join the line up from the popular Disney film Zootopia. Also known as Zootropolis in some regions, the characters of Nick Wilde, Judy Hopps and Flash are becoming AR avatars for users to use on their Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone.
For those unaware, Samsung’s AR Emojis allow a user to capture their expressions and mouth movements in real-time with their device and project them onto a character of their choice. Once download, a user can easily create and share animated emojis as images, videos or even gifs in their favourite messaging app. They can even be used a lock screen wallpapers on the device should you always want a little bit extra fun in your daily device usage.
Like other characters, Nick Wilde, Judy Hopps and Flash can all be downloaded for free. To access them, a user needs to access their camera’s AR Emoji mode and tap the plus icon on the right-hand side of the screen. From here simply find the Zootopia AR Emoji pack from the Galaxy Apps Store and wait for the download to finish. Then, once installed, have fun creating your own expressions.
The three join the ever-growing line up of Disney character that are currently available for users to download, including Mickey Mouse and friends along with characters from The Incredibles and Frozen. It was only back in May of this year that The Incredibles 2 pack was released allow users to become Mr Incredible, Elastgirl, Violet, Dash, Jack-Jack and of course, Frozone, who all have a part in the film released earlier this year.
The AR Emoji are able to track over 100 facial features to create a digital replica of the user meaning that almost any expression is able to be captured and share. Of course, given the ability to make animated gifs users could even re-create their favourite moment from the film of a respective character. According to Samsung, more than 6 billion AR Emoji messages are being sent daily, so the new characters are sure to be welcomed warmly by users.
VRFocus will be sure to bring you all the latest on AR Emojis in the future, so stay tuned for more.