samsung galaxy S4 scrolls with your eyes samsung galaxy S4 scrolls with your eyes
mar 15, 2013

samsung galaxy S4 scrolls with your eyes

samsung galaxy S4 scrolls with your eyesimage courtesy samsung

 

 

boasting a larger screen and battery than it’s predecessor, samsung has introduced their latest smartphone – the galaxy S4. housed in a slim 7.9mm chassis, the device features a high-resolution 5-inch AMOLED display rendering at 441 PPI. powered by the android 4.2.2 jelly bean operating system, the ‘galaxy S4’ provides 2GB of RAM ( expandable up to 64GB) and a 1.6GHz eight-core processor for a fluid and quick browsing experience. the main camera integrates a 13.3 megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 2 megapixels for the front facing lens – working seamlessly with the new ‘dual video call mode’ feature that allows users to simultaneously chat with full use of both cameras. one of the most impressing technologies however, is the new ‘smart pause / smart scroll’ – which automatically scrolls up or down a website or email by mapping where your eyes are looking. using eye-tracking, the device can also pause video whenever it detects you look away.

 

 

pages automatically scroll up or down using eye-trackingimage courtesy samsung

 

 

samsung galaxy S4 product viewimage courtesy samsung

 

 

samsung galaxy S4 introduction videovideo courtesy samsungmobile

  • Our eyes look around the screen unintentionally and randomly all the time! What a drag if stuff start to scroll up and down or videos pause whenever we mistakenly throw our glance upon the wrong item. I predict this’ll be a sort of an auto-correct style option that’ll drive you crazy rather than serve you.

    Dan Leno says:
  • “the device can also pause video whenever it detects you look away.” you must watch Black mirror ep 2…
    this option is a really nice gadget but i’m afraid about the marketing uses of this. Like the advertisement will stop if you don’t look at it…

    antoine says:
  • Smart phone would have to merge with the whole home environment in the future. Apple is on the back foot regarding that.

    hoh says:
  • it’s just one more small step towards conditioning humans to the robotic world. extrapolate this 50 years, in a world where this becomes commonplace, and you have an entire population of zombies whose sight patterns become entirely static. I understand the convenience, but once again I know we CAN do it, but SHOULD we?

    maynard james keenan says:
  • this is freaking scary… and very sad

    marvin says:
  • As cool as it is to scroll pages with my eyes, I can’t say that I would be using the feature that often. The 1080p display is something that I would love to try out since I’ll be using it every day. During the commute to and from my job at DISH, I like to stream my live and recorded shows on my phone, since it takes some time getting there. I use the DISH Anywhere app to stream from my DVR everywhere I go, and I’d like a higher resolution display to watch them on.

    Uriah says:
  • I know this feature isreally cool to use as the new samsung galaxy S4 approaches. But it has also dis-advantages ie. it might not only serve you but make your life crazy too!- this feature; I prefer not to use it for office purposes…it can be a spoiler too!!
    But on the other hand, this is not a compulsory feature…you can turn it on and off whenever you want and plus it can be also cool and lovely not to use your energy and show off your new smartphone.
    I go rating this phone with 9.5 out of 10.

    Regards;
    Samsung, USA

    matin Calin says:
  • “the ‘galaxy S4’ provides 2GB of RAM ( expandable up to 64GB)”

    DIMMs on a Smart Phone with capacity of 64 GB? Superphone if I saw one…

    Saavedra says:

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