Manufacturers increasingly integrate 3D ToF sensor their smartphones, which allows for accurate measurements of the depth. These are mainly used to streamline the effects and treatment of photos.
Other features are possible and press conferences regularly show games using gesture recognition or distance measurement in an increased reality.
This was the case for example A glimpse of honor 20 equipped with a 48 megapixel + 3D ToF sensor or Huawei P30 Pro and a powerful system with three photo modules + 3D ToF sensor. Except once in hand, these features are missing and leave a taste of unfinished, which we noticed in our tests on both smartphones.
This should change with the next update of the EMUI overlay, which, in addition to adding the latest security patches, will add the application AR measure which was present only on the Chinese P30 Pro.
This software allows accurate measurements in an increased reality of an element or on a flat surface in the field of view of the photo sensors, thanks to the 3D ToF sensor, showing its capabilities.
The app will be added to the Huawei P30 Pro by updating EMUI 188.8.131.52 and in Chinese versions (for the time being) of Huawei View 20 smartphones with EMUI 184.108.40.206 update within the new interface of the Magic UI.
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