Check out this ARKit based optical illusion made on the Apple iPhone X

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Swedish artist Peter Norrby, is planning on offering an AR based app for free in the Apple App Store titled The Parallax View. Last week, the artist posted an example of what can be done with Apple's ARKit in the form of an optical illusion that he created using the "iPhone X with ARKit's face-tracking to perform head-tracking in 3D." The artist shows off the illusion and explains how he put it together on a video that you can view at the top of this story. By the way, the illusion looks its best when viewed with one eye closed.

As you probably know by now, Apple CEO Tim Cook is extremely high on AR; not only does the executive call it "cool and interesting," but he compares it to the smartphone in terms of being "a big idea." And while Apple is just scratching the surface of AR's potential, it helps when ARKit users like Norrby carry the ball for the feature.

Speaking again of the artist, he says that The Parallax View is currently under review by Apple, and he plans on making the source code available to anyone interested in having it.

source: RobertMcGregor, Mashable


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