Samsung to discontinue some of Bixby’s AR features this month

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Samsung is discontinuing a handful of Bixby’s augmented reality features starting at the end of October, according to a notice being shown to users in its camera app. A screenshot published by Android Police says the Places, Makeup, Home Decor, and Styling features will soon no longer be supported in Bixby Vision.

The affected features offer a range of different AR functionality. The Places feature overlaid map icons on Samsung’s camera to highlight local landmarks, restaurants, and stores to help with navigation, while Makeup put virtual lipstick, blush, eye shadow, and other makeup on your face, similar to a Snapchat filter. Home Decor provided virtual furniture and appliances that could be placed in a home, and Styling offered virtual…

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