Augmented reality (AR) live video makeovers offer users an extraordinary way to try on,
record and share spectacular live makeup effects instantly
New York, New York—April 25, 2016— Perfect Corp.has announced the addition of groundbreaking live video recording to its flagship app YouCam Makeup. The new feature captures the makeover process in real-time, including users’ facial expressions, the augmented reality (AR) beauty effects and the surrounding environment. This automatic live video recording of AR makeup effects called “Makeup Mashup” was designed for users to explore different makeover looks with one-click and effortlessly share the results in fun videos clips. With this AR breakthrough, fans everywhere are no longer limited to applying makeup effects on static photos. This innovative technology is pioneering new possibilities for fans to shift their passion for photo editing and beauty into the realm of social videos.
“Perfect Corp. is ecstatic about pushing the limits of makeup augmented reality with the release of our cutting-edge live ‘Makeup Mashup’ video feature,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of Perfect Corp. “With video making up more than 50% of all mobile traffic, and the rise of so many highly-influential beauty vloggers, being able to instantly record and share videos of your virtual makeup experience in our apps is not only exciting, but also essential.”
The YouCam Makeup app is renowned for realistic “magic mirror” facial recognition technology, which accurately maps users’ facial features so they can experience true-to-life makeup effects and virtually try on products from popular brands, in real-time. The highly anticipated live video recording feature seamlessly brings YouCam Makeup’s wealth of precise virtual data into fun video recordings that can be shared with cosmetic aficionados around the world.
YouCam makeup comes with built-in sharing capabilities to popular social networks, including Perfect Corp.’s own Beauty Circle content platform. Once a user has captured a video of their virtual makeover they can instantly share it to their network and enjoy a true end-to-end experience. Featuring foundation, lipstick, blush, eyebrow, eyeliner, eye shadow and eyelash brand options, as well as the entire collection of complete makeup looks pre-coded into the app, the new video recording feature will define the future of beauty for Perfect Corp.’s thriving community of over 200 million beauty lovers.
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With over 200 Million downloads globally, Perfect Corporation is dedicated to transforming how consumers, content creators and beauty brands interact together. Our experienced team of engineers and beauty aficionados are pushing the frontiers of technology to create the beauty platform of the future – a fluid environment where individuals express themselves, learn the latest about fashion and beauty, and enjoy instant access to the products from their favorite brands. Further information about Perfect Corp. can be found at perfectcorp.com
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