More than 100,000 K-pop fans at KCON will experience Augmented Reality (AR) Camera experience launched by PicsArt. the leading creative platform for social media storytelling has launched beta version at the world’s largest two days K-pop convention is taking place at Los Angeles Convention Center and Staples Center from August 10 to 12.
With a massive user base of 100 million frequented every month, PicsArt is a creative platform for editing and sharing social media stories which is the first platform for mobile. Apple’s ARKit 2, a platform that allows developers to integrate shared experiences, persistent AR experiences tied to a specific location, object detection, and image tracking to make AR apps even more dynamic was the one which was developed with PicArts.
The new AR camera feature of the PicsArt iOS app ‘Live Stickers’ helps users to produce multiple animated stickers use them in “live” environments to share as videos on social platforms.
CEO and founder of Pics Art Hovhannes Avoyan said “We’re very excited to showcase this ‘remix’ of two awesome technologies at KCON. K-pop fans are passionate early adopters and love to discover and share new, immersive experiences, especially if it allows them to uniquely interact with their idols and fellow fans. Our introduction of animated stickers is a homage to fans everywhere who want to tell their stories in fun, creative ways.”
At the KCON event premiere of Live Stickers would be witnessed as a part of a venture between KCON USA and PicArts. The partnership also includes a global K-pop fan-art challenge with the immense popularity of K-pop on the platform more than 10,000 images of K-pop bands who are performing at the conference, generating tens of millions of organic impressions have been flooded.
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