Making Actuality Digital Simply Acquired Simpler With Epic Video games’ RealityScan



Creating real looking 3D fashions was time-intensive work that solely big-budget studios may afford to take a position money and time in. That course of is getting ever simpler because of trendy expertise, the most recent of which comes from Epic Video games within the type of a brand new free 3D scanning app known as RealityScan.

A collaborative effort between Capturing Actuality (RealityCapture) and Quixel (Megascans), RealityScan is a cell app that means that you can rapidly and simply 3D scan an object. So for those who’re a digital creator, artist or developer, you need to use the facility of photogrammetry to make ultra-detailed, digital fashions of real-world objects that may then be uploaded to 3D mannequin library Sketchfab.

RealityScan (which is at the moment in beta) supplies a consumer information to scanning an merchandise, how the augmented actuality (AR) system works in addition to knowledge high quality checks previous to add. As soon as on Sketchfab you’ll be able to then share and promote your 3D mannequin, which can be utilized in Epic Video games’ Unreal Engine in your VR or AR expertise.

“AR-powered 3D scanning of the true world is the way forward for digital content material creation. For years it was only a dream that many people held, however in the present day it’s a dream that we are able to start to comprehend,” mentioned Martin Bujnak, co-founder Capturing Actuality in a press release


“RealityScan is step one on our journey to make 3D scanning accessible to all creators. We consider that this instrument will significantly assist individuals of all ability units to raised perceive fundamental scanning ideas, bridging the hole between newbies and professionals. We’re excited to develop the app with suggestions from the group and to introduce new options as we method the total launch,” Michal Jancosek, co-founder Capturing Actuality provides.

Epic Video games has made quite a few notable developments in terms of simplifying content material creation. Along with RealityScan – and its compatibility with Sketchfab which Epic Video games purchased final yr – the corporate additionally launched its cloud-based app Metahuman Creator.

You may take a look at RealityScan as Capturing Actuality is operating a restricted beta through TestFlight on iOS. Working on a first-come first-served foundation to 10,000 customers, later this Spring RealityScan will see a wider Early Entry launch for iOS units adopted by an Android launch later in 2022.