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Leaker: LiDAR Scanner to Remain Exclusive to iPhone 13 'Pro' Models This Year

Monday July 12, 2021 4:17 am PDT by
Apple looks increasingly unlikely to expand its LiDAR Scanner to the entire iPhone 13 lineup this year, despite some rumors to the contrary. The LiDAR Scanner is a small sensor that uses 3D sensing to measure the distance to surrounding objects up to five meters away. This technology allows for enhanced augmented reality experiences and other unique capabilities, such as the ability to measur...

TikTok Debuts Its First AR Effect to Use LiDAR in iPhone 12 Pro Models

Thursday January 7, 2021 1:04 am PST by
TikTok has launched its first augmented reality effect to make use of the LiDAR technology present in iPhone 12 Pro devices (via TechCrunch). To ring in 2021 we released our first AR effect on the new iPhone 12 Pro, using LiDAR technology which allows us to create effects that interact with your environment - visually bridging the digital and physical worlds. We're excited to develop more ...
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Apple Rumored to Expand LiDAR Scanner to Entire iPhone 13 Lineup

Monday January 4, 2021 7:05 am PST by
Apple is expected to expand its LiDAR Scanner to the entire iPhone 13 lineup in 2021, rather than only the Pro and Pro Max models, according to supply chain sources cited by Taiwanese industry publication DigiTimes. First introduced on the iPad Pro in March 2020, and since expanded to the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, the LiDAR Scanner is a small sensor that uses 3D sensing to measure ...