Trying on makeup before you make a purchase is a great bonus for Sephora shoppers. But now the make-up giant has come up with a way for customers to see what makeup will look like on them without ever touching their skin. So if you’re tired of scrubbing your face with makeup remover between sample applications then you might be interested in Sephora’s new reality mirror.
Gizmodo reports about Sephora’s 3D augmented mirror that has debuted in one store in Milan, Italy. The mirror, created by a company called ModiFace, allows users to see what a wide array of eye shadow hues would look like on their face.
The way this mirror differs from other virtual reality mirrors is that the user can move around and the eye shadow still stays in place whereas other mirrors require the user to position their head perfectly and hold still to get the same effect. The use of 3D technology and real time facial tracking allows the mirror to work in this way and give the user a much more realistic experience. If Sephora gets good feedback from users in Milan they will probably add the same technology to other stores soon.
What do you think of Sephora’s new reality mirror?
Is this something you would be interested in trying out the next time you go shopping for makeup?
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This is really awesome technology. Womens are always crazy for Looking good. As you have mentioned, This augmented mirror helps only for makeup. But I have found a another article. A new 3D augmented-reality makeup mirror aims to make color testing much easier is really a impressive technology. Even in this technology Telemedicine is said to be the future of medical sciences. This Mirror use augmented reality and image transformation to provide enhanced video and imaging capabilities, and a doctor can use it for video conferencing with his patient and it could become as common as conferencing in corporate boardrooms. I read about this technology here in this article - http://greybmusings.wordpress.com/2014/10/09/augmented-reality-mirror-utilising-adaptive-image-transformation/
I think this idea sounds cool but at the same time I hope that it is better than some of the websites or apps. that you can try on the makeup which dont work very well...