Galaxy AR Emoji SDK for Unity

Samsung Galaxy device users can use the AR Emoji feature to create an animated avatar from a photo of their face or selecting a few suggested characters. The avatar can display a range of emotions and body movements.

The Galaxy AR Emoji SDK for Unity enables you to use the user's AR Emoji avatar in your application, such as using it to represent a game character.

Please fill out your partner application form and explore more collaboration opportunities with many avatar related service providers.

AREmoji - A Brief Introduce

AREmojiEditor Application

The AR Emoji feature on Samsung devices enables users to create a 3D avatar model that can be used in other applications on the device.

Avatars are becoming more important than ever. AR Emoji is the avatar for Samsung Galaxy device users. Users can create an 'AR Emoji' that looks just like them.

Also, they can take photos and record videos using AR Emoji. And users can create their own character stickers with diverse expressions and actions.

And now AR Emoji can be your avatar. It's the same thing as an avatar on other platforms like Game or Metaverse.

High Quality 3D Model

The created AR Emoji model is high quality.

It's a smooth high definition rendering.

And there are many joints and bones, enabling natural body animations.

AR Emoji also provides a number of blend-shapes for natural face animations.

Multi-Device Experience

Recently, AR Emoji was integrated into the Watch face on the new Galaxy Watch 4, no longer only on Galaxy Phones.

In this way, AR Emoji will take more essential roles as Samsung's avatar going forward.

SDK for Unity

So, Samsung providing the SDK to explore more partnership opportunity with developers like you.

The Galaxy AR Emoji SDK is providing assets which helps developers of Game make service using character.

The SDK provides a way to take, render, and animate avatar models.

This method enables the use of human-like characters for services in the game.

Benefits

The AR Emoji Editor feature on Samsung devices enables users to create a 3D avatar model that can be used in other applications on the device.

Partnership Request Process

To use the Galaxy AR Emoji SDK for Unity, you must become a Samsung partner.
To request partnership:

  1. Open the partnership request form.
    If prompted, log in to your Samsung Account. If you do not already have a Samsung Account, create one.

  2. Enter your company and developer information.
    Your name, email address, and country are filled in for you.

  3. Enter information about the application for which you are applying to use the Galaxy AR Emoji SDK for Unity.
    Provide the name and description for the application, and attach documents that detail the application features and use cases.

  4. When you are ready to submit the request, click "Submit".
    Your partnership request is reviewed. When it is approved, you receive access to the Galaxy AR Emoji SDK for Unity libraries and documentation.

  5. Use the Galaxy AR Emoji SDK for Unity to develop your application.

Development Environment

To build and run the sample application, you need the following tools:

  • Unity LTS Release 2020.3.Xf1 for Windows
  • IDE for editing Unity script, such as Visual Studio
    For example, you can edit the script to test how the application appears on various screen sizes, such as 1024x2048 px.
  • Supported devices

    Samsung Galaxy Devices that can find and download the AREmoji Editor App from the galaxy app store.
    Samsung Galaxy Devices that the AREmoji Editor is installed such as Note 10, S10, S20, S21 or 2019 A50/60/70/80 device

Development Process

The process of applying animations to an AR Emoji model has the following steps:

  1. Create an AR Emoji on the Samsung Galaxy device.
  2. Configure the Unity project.
  3. Import the AR Emoji model to the project.
  4. Create animation clips.
  5. Apply animations to the model.