Animojis allows users to create personalized versions of emojis in a fun and creative way. Memoji is the name used for iOS personal Animoji characters that can be created and customized right in Messages by choosing from a set of inclusive and diverse features to form a unique personality.
The newly granted patent provides customization options for customizing a 3D avatar of a head. Functions on the head and assets corresponding to the functions can be adapted using mixing shapes. An amount of storage for the number of molds is minimized by determining overlapping molds that can be reused for a variety of assets. In addition, techniques for dynamic changes in an avatar are offered in accordance with selected functions and assets.
Apple says the goal is to give a user various avatar customization options while using minimal resources on a mobile device, such as memory space and processing time. In addition, the technology giant will quickly give the user various options for customizing an avatar without slowing down an iPhone or iPad.