Apple officially unveiled iOS 7 today at WWDC 2013, and one of the newest features is a faux 3D parallax feature for depth. In other words, you’ll find a transparent background that serves as a foundation for a middle layer, then the apps icons, and lastly a blurred panel for the control center. Continue reading for a video and more information.

This iOS 7 we met today was full of what Jony Ive called “new types of depth.” Alongside a poppy, neon-and-pastel color scheme, the icons, apps, and homescreen of iOS 7 are full of layering and dimensionality. There are also entirely new types of animation: from a screen that uses the accelerometer to adjust in parallax, to beautiful new animated weather icons.

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