Human scanning app for Avatars


#1

Hi,

Does anyone know an app for iPhone to scan human faces for avatars? We need the mesh + texture from the chest upwards to use them as avatars in a AR/VR application.

I am aware of itSeez3D but it is only available for iPad.

We would also be happy to talk to a freelancer about developing one if none exist.

Best,

Max


#2

Did you try Scanner from Occipital?


#3

Yeah, the texture generation is quite bad for scanning people…

It doesn’t use one image for the face and therefore the face always has visible seams.


#4

If your problems are related to the seams, you can try to modify the scanner app changing an option responsible for the texture generation.

  • Download the last structure sdk.
  • Go to samples and open scan project.
  • In line 63 of ViewController.h set “prioritizeFirstFrameColor” to false
  • Build and run

It should avoid the seams you describe.

Best,


#5

The Scanner Sample App is a sample app designed to show off what can be done with the Structure SDK. It, thusly, lacks certain features that would make it a full-fledged app.

You can find all apps available for the Structure Sensor by doing the following:
Connect the Structure Sensor to your supported iPad or iPhone
Navigate to Settings -> General -> About -> Structure Sensor -> Find App for Accessory
This will open the App Store, and display all apps available for the Structure Sensor and your mobile device.


#6

Thanks but I’ve checked out all apps and they are mostly medical and none that are fit for our purpose…

Hence the reason for this post.


#7

Have you seen Occipital’s Skanect Application for PC and Mac computers: http://skanect.occipital.com/


#8

Yes… I don’t want to always carry my computer with me plus I’ve found that the tracking is not very reliable (go back to last position often appears every 10 seconds).


#9

Okay, then it seems like you might want to look into developing an application that is specific to your use-case.

I’ve sent you a DM just now that includes some more information about connecting you with a developer who could, potentially, design an application for your specific use-case.

You can find out more information about our Structure SDK, please look here: https://structure.io/developers