Apple has filed a patent application for a control technology AR glasses via glance. The system will identify the user’s actions by the movement of the eyeballs, blinking and focusing on one point.
According to numerous leaks, Apple’s innovative Glasses are in development for over three years and will soon be presented to a mass audience. Apple and Foxconn have already started to test a prototype of AR glasses and patented several technologies to control the gadget. The last application deals with a new method of controlling the gadget control using the sight, reports 9to5Mac.
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Judging by the description of the patent application, Apple on the rim of the Glasses will not be superfluous controls, high – small touchpad and power button for enable and disable AR points. The owners of the Glasses will be Apple to use their eyes to communicate with your operating system rOS, which will be displayed on the screen of the device.
For example, for closing of applications will need to conduct a look from the bottom of the screen to the top, like the latest version of the iOS interface and iPadOS. But if the user wants to select a particular menu item, he will have to blink or focus on the icon for a few seconds.
In addition, Apple will establish in the frame of the set of microphones and speakers to be controlled via Siri. Voice assistant will be fully integrated into the Apple system Glasses and will be able to manage any programs.
New Apple patent describes a technology management AR device
The patent also describes calibration technology the eyes, to avoid false positives. At the time of activation, the goggles will analyze the condition of the eye and consolidate “original position” for further interaction with the system.
This is not the first time when Apple is considering the human eye as “input device”. Last month, the company patented set of sensors that monitor the movement of the eyes to focus on external objects. Apple notes that development will find application not only in the Apple Glasses and other products of ecosystems, including iPhone, iPad, MacBook and Apple TV.
According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and authoritative insider John Prosser, Apple Glasses will be presented at the end of this year, but will be available only in late 2021 or early 2022.
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