Thursday May 30, 2013

Apple Applies For Patent On "Devices With Gaze Detection Capabilities"

Wait, doesn't Samsung already have something like this? I could have sworn Samsung already uses gaze detection for pausing and scrolling its phones.

A method for using a portable electronic device having an accelerometer and gaze detection circuitry, the method comprising: with the accelerometer, determining whether a measured acceleration level for the portable electronic device has exceeded a given threshold value; and when it has been determined that the acceleration level of the portable electronic device has exceeded the given threshold value, disabling the gaze detection circuitry.

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