BLACKPINK collaborates with AR avatar service to offer interactive 3D characters

Park Sae-jin Reporter() | Posted : June 16, 2020, 13:40 | Updated : June 16, 2020, 13:40

[Courtesy of Naver Z]

SEOUL -- K-pop girl band BLACKPINK has collaborated with ZEPETO, a South Korean 3D avatar creator platform service, to offer fans with characterized models of band members.

Naver Z, the operator of ZEPETO, said in a statement on Tuesday that the company has released 3D models of BLACKPINK members through a 3D character creation studio app. Users can take selfies with BLACKPINK members using augmented reality (AR) technology.

ZEPETO is a smartphone app that allows users to create 3D avatar characters and interact with other users using smartphone cameras. The app offers a variety of clothing and accessories for decoration.

BLACKPINK's agency YG Entertainment said that the four-member band will pre-release "How You Like That," a single song, on June 26.

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