We’re very excited to share the new iOS and Android SDKs to our developers. Over the few months we’ve worked hard to create the best face AR SDK out there and are super happy with the results and are sure you are going to like it too. Let’s jump right into all the cool new features we’ve developed for you (thanks for all the feedback!).

Improved tracking performance and quality

Our deep learning team has made significant improvements to the face detection and tracking algorithm which resulted in better performance and quality of DeepAR face tracker. DeepAR now uses less processing time for better overall…

DeepAR is out!

In a few days, we’re launching DeepAR SDK on Product Hunt. We saw this as an opportunity to write a short recap of our story so far. It’s a great chance to remind ourselves of what we’ve been through, and why we started doing this in the first place.

What is DeepAR?

Let’s just explain what DeepAR is if there are any of you who aren’t familiar with it.

Simply put, it’s a set of tools used to insert 3D Face Filters, Masks, and Lenses in any App or Website. There are 3 main parts of DeepAR:

SDK — the devkit itself



In computer vision, classifying facial attributes has attracted deep interest from researchers and corporations. Deep Neural Network based approaches are now widely spread for such tasks and have reached higher detection accuracies than previously manually-designed approaches. Our paper reports how preprocessing and face image alignment influence accuracy scores when detecting face attributes. More importantly it demonstrates how the combination of a representation of the shape of a face and its appearance, organized as a sequence of convolutional neural networks, improves classification scores of facial attributes when compared with previous work on the FER+ dataset.

While most studies in the field…

Launching AR Ads with Teads.tv inRead AR

We love AR, face-tracking and optimising things for mobile. We’ve been doing it for a few years and by focusing on great engineering and performance, we’ve built up a loyal base of customers and now power over 50 million users each month.

Today we’re thrilled to announce a partnership with one of the most innovative mobile ad networks — Teads — and the launch of Teads’ inRead AR, a new format that allows brands to leverage the power of augmented reality to create highly interactive and engaging advertising.

Teads will bring new AR…


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