Snap is revolutionizing the AR development landscape with the launch of Lens Studio 5.0 Beta, unveiled at the sixth annual Lens Fest AR developer conference. This cutting-edge tool introduces a seamless blend of creativity and advanced AI, particularly with the integration of OpenAI's ChatGPT.
Developers now have access to the ChatGPT Remote API, enabling the creation of immersive learning, conversational, and creative experiences within Snapchat. Picture Lenses that feature infinite quizzes and dynamic randomizers powered by ChatGPT, offering users unique interactive moments.
A remarkable addition to Lens Studio 5.0 Beta is the 3D face mask generator, allowing users to effortlessly craft personalized and potentially viral self-expression Lenses within seconds. Snap's generative AI and face mesh capabilities come together to redefine the landscape of AR content creation.
Enhanced productivity takes center stage with Lens Studio 5.0 Beta, boasting projects that load 18 times faster. This acceleration empowers developers to delve into more complex AR projects, complemented by the support for version control tools like Git, facilitating collaborative efforts among developers.
Snap continues to democratize AR with Digital Goods, now accessible to all developers. Lens Explorer introduces a dedicated section to promote Lenses with Digital Goods, simplifying user discovery and engagement.
With 330,000 developers and 3.5 million Lenses created on Snap's AR platform, the company marks another milestone. The Lens Creator Rewards program, offering developers up to $7,200 monthly, has witnessed immense success with over 45,000 Lenses opting in and generating 5 billion interactions. The future of AR development is now, and Snap is leading the way.