eye scanning technology

Apple Patents Eye-Tracking Software for Future iDevices and Macs

Apple today won a patent detailing an eye-tracking technology used to control a user interface on a mobile device or computer (via AppleInsider). US Patent No. 8,937,591 for "Systems and methods for counteracting a perceptual fading of a movable indicator" describes a method that addresses something called the "Troxler Effect". AppleInsider explains the effect as...

Samsung Considering Eye-Scanning Security for Galaxy S5

Following Apple’s move to implement the fingerprint scanner, Samsung is now studying eye-scanner technology. While there is no particular information on the inclusion of such a feature for the forthcoming Galaxy S5, the South Korean smartphone manufacturer will need to surprise consumers in order to reignite the buzz around its flagship devices, as sales have...