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Apple files for another patent for avatar creation

Apple has filed for yet granted another patent (number 10,410,434) for avatar creation and editing. It involves the company’s Animoji and Memoji features.

Animojis allow a user can select an avatar to represent themselves. The Animoji can move and talk as if it were a video of the user. 

Animojis enable users to create personalized versions of emojis in a fun and creative way. Memoji is the name used for iOS’s personalized “Animoji” characters that can be created and customized right within Messages by choosing from a set of inclusive and diverse characteristics to form a unique personality. 

Patent number 10,410,434 relates to creating and editing avatars, and navigating avatar selection interfaces. In some examples, an avatar feature user interface includes a plurality of feature options that can be customized to create an avatar. In other examples, different types of avatars can be managed for use in different applications. In still other examples, an interface is provided for navigating types of avatars for an application.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.