Apple Live Photos, Vines, GIFs are the latest way to express special moments in an image that moves, but it usually only exists on a smartphone or computer. By June 2016, LifePrint is expected to start shipping its portable photo printer that prints augmented reality photographs that come alive in the user’s hand.
According to the company’s crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, LifePrint is an app, a worldwide social printer network, and a portable printer that enables a truly unparalleled photo experience.
The app and printer will allow users to create augmented reality photos, then instantly print those photos directly from an Apple or Android smartphone. Augmented reality, Hyperphoto technology makes photos come to life by embedding a video into any printed photo.
“Additionally, you can share these real photos with your family, friends, and followers by simply printing to any LifePrint printer in the world! Every photo can tell a story using our Augmented Reality HyperPhoto technology, truly bringing photographs into the new millennium,” wrote its creators.
The campaign is already $75 000 over its funding target with 37 days today as of today. It is expected to cease the call for funding by January 2016.