Agreed first few goes were awful, takes a while to get the hang of it. The key seems to be to keep the phone pretty still and slowly rotate the object , easier said than done though. Took about 10 goes to get something semi decent and then half its head was missing!
I first tried with a doll and it turned out just fine. I then wanted to try with other stuffs but it didn't turn out so well.. Also I noticed that my hand too gets modeled along with stuffs other than doll, like a well decorated chinaware... Why hand?
If this software is well tweaked then it's going to be a mega hit coz AI will, or I hope it will get better at, adding lighting and shadow info into the ARed model. Lots of scope Huawei guys, just enhance them and don't stuff in kiddo games into your future updates.
I am getting frustrated with the 3D thing, it is capturing my hand as well (while I am trying to rotate the model to clear blue spots), besides the image is not highly detailed, specially of those of sculptures n figurines. Is the AI programmed to consider only fluffy dolls?
The scanning feature can't work on the rear camera, it's able to scan in detailed 3D by using this device's dot projection system. Only one other Android phone has a 3D dot projection system, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro. This is the first time it's been utilized for something else than face recognition.
I've played with the app last night and managed to scan a few objects in suboptimal light conditions.
It worked well with soft toys but I got poor results with hard objects (model cars).
The 3D objects are stored as OBJ files and can be shared in GLB File Format.