A 3D mesh describing face topology used in face-tracking AR sessions.
- iOS 11.0+
This class provides a general model for the detailed topology of a face, in the form of a 3D mesh appropriate for use with various rendering technologies or for exporting 3D assets. (For a quick way to visualize a face geometry using SceneKit, see the
When you obtain a face geometry from an
ARFace object in a face-tracking AR session, the model conforms to match the dimensions, shape, and current expression of the detected face. You can also create a face mesh using a dictionary of named blend shape coefficients, which provides a detailed, but more efficient, description of the face’s current expression.
In an AR session, you can use this model as the basis for overlaying content that follows the shape of the user’s face—for example, to apply virtual makeup or tattoos. You can also use this model to create occlusion geometry, which hides other virtual content behind the 3D shape of the detected face in the camera image.