Why Apple Thinks 3D Avatars Will Be The Future Of Online Identities

Why Apple Thinks 3D Avatars Will Be The Future Of Online Identities

The company was just granted a patent for technology that creates a 3D icon resembling the user.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 10 april 2014

Apple was just granted a patent for an Automatic Avatar Creation technology that would allow devices to create a three dimensional avatar that closely resembles the user captured in photos or videos.

The patent was filed by the company in late 2011 and was published earlier this week by the U.S. Patents & Trademark Office.

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