1630: optical / 1635 sensor: LED light for position monitoring / 1605: EOG / 1610 sensor: LED IR / 1615: IR sensor

a patent application, filed by Samsung last may and made public only a few days ago, shows the main features that could be implemented in the future Gear VR . The viewer will be grateful to detect the position eye ​​movements and facial expressions of the wearer.

The patent, Titled “Image Processing for Head Mounted Display Devices” (literally, image processing for the head mounted display devices), shows an rich sensor device positioned inside and all ‘exterior, able to “scan” the face so as to make the interaction with the virtual reality even more realistic and personalized. To help do this, could also be used an external camera designed to help you track your location.

Among the sensors described in the literature, we find the optical one, two infrared, various EOG (Elettrooculografici sensors to measure eye movement) and the same IR LEDs positioned on the inside. It is noted that, as with any patent, The technical specifications may not even be fully implemented in the future devices so it is good to take this news as a hypothesis and not as reliable data.

1630: optical / 1635 sensor: LED light for position monitoring / 1605 EOG / 1610 sensor: LED IR / 1615: IR sensor

we think that the next Samsung Gear VR could be presented in the first half of 2017, so we just have to wait and, for now, be content of the information and rumors which will also be published in the coming months.

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