Mantis Vision 3D Camera in Xiaomi Smartphone

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PRNewswire: Mantis Vision announces a strategic partnership with one of the largest smartphone makers in China, Xiaomi. As part of the collaboration, Xiaomi will integrate a 3D camera, operated by Mantis Vision, as the 3D front camera in Mi8 Explorer Edition smartphone

Xiomi's new Mi8 Explorer Edition flagship device is said to be the world's first Android device with integrated 3D imaging and scanning capabilities. The 3D camera will allow 3D face scanning and recognition, face 3D capturing for a secure ePayment, and will enable AR features both for end users as well as for developers.

Mantis Vision's technology is based on structured light and a smart decoding algorithm. According to Gur Arie Bittan, founder and CEO of Mantis Vision: "Shrink optical stack and size from centimeters to millimeters, incorporate Vcel lasers that were still nascent technologies at the time, meet OEM's power consumption drastic points and conform with eye safety regulations, build camera brackets module that synchronizes with RGB existing cameras, define and prepare for mass production calibration and on software invent effective decoding patters algorithms and pipelines running on one Arm Core on the AP. Mantis Vision Teams overcame the many challenges they were confronted and succeeded build the most cost-effective 3D Structure Light camera module there is on the market today while using Mantis Vision in-house IP's."

Few pictures from today's Xiaomi presentation (sorry, I can't translate Chinese):

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