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Apple patent from 2010 tracks your eyes to give 3D illusion on screen

0. phoneArena 10 Feb 2012, 04:04 posted on

According to Patently Apple, the tech giant has patented a way to present 3D images without requiring the user to wear glasses or even require the device to have a stereoscopic display; the method uses a number of features on a mobile device and tracks your eyes using a front-facing camera...

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posted on 10 Feb 2012, 04:11 1

1. Fayeznoor (Posts: 65; Member since: 15 Nov 2011)


there are Eye Tracking software for android devices. most of them are in development stage.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lVCpUmLinXM

but this is cool, activating 3D with 3D gesture is cool

posted on 10 Feb 2012, 09:43

4. tacohunter (Posts: 408; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)


@1 and 2 Not the same, read the patent first. it's more then simple 3D tracking.

posted on 10 Feb 2012, 06:03 4

2. andro. (Posts: 1927; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)


Android has been using 3d tracking software for ages now in the like of hologram live wallpaper and deep3d seen here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kE7fla-P0YA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pv8BixtR1gk&feature=related

This app has been on the market for about a year now but guess as usual apple 'invented' this technique and will claim to change everything if they eventually incorporate this stuff into their phone

posted on 10 Feb 2012, 12:17 1

5. gallitoking (Posts: 4630; Member since: 17 May 2011)


Andro your argument about already in Android don't cut it..Android didn't invented... either..and nowhere in the articles states that Apple invented it. so please if you are going to troll at least do it right... good for you guys that you have had it in Android.. Apple is different ... ok.. and is not who does it first.,.. is who does it better...

posted on 11 Feb 2012, 09:21 1

8. frydaexiii (Posts: 1156; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


They didn't invent it, but they patent it which is basically telling the world "Hey, I invented this. Don't use it."

It's not who does it first, but who does it better? Than why is Apple sueing everyone who made a phone better than the iPhone?

posted on 10 Feb 2012, 09:40 3

3. TKFox007 (Posts: 303; Member since: 02 Nov 2010)


Oh cool another thing Apple stole and claim that only they made it themselves and no one else.

posted on 10 Feb 2012, 19:23

6. pongkie (Posts: 492; Member since: 20 Aug 2011)


Shocking!!!!!!!

posted on 10 Feb 2012, 23:43

7. Stuntman (Posts: 665; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)


Didn't I see this in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol?

posted on 12 Feb 2012, 10:48

9. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 5634; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


So now their going to start suing companies that already have 3D camera phones like the EVO 3D?

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