Apple’s Latest Feature Allows You To Control Devices With Just Your Eyes

This feature is specifically designed to assist users with physical disabilities.

New Delhi:

Apple today revealed a variety of new accessibility features that will be rolling out later this year. These include eye tracking, music haptics, vocal shortcuts, and vehicle motion cues. Further accessibility upgrades are planned for visionOS.

What is Apple’s new eye tracking feature?

Eye tracking is powered by artificial intelligence and provides a built-in way for users to control their iPad or iPhone using just their eyes. This feature is specifically designed to assist users with physical disabilities, allowing them to operate the device more easily.

How to use

  1. With the front-facing camera, eye tracking can be set up and calibrated in just seconds.

  2. All data used for eye tracking is kept on your device, so your privacy is protected. It’s also not shared with Apple.

  3. Eye tracking works with all apps on iPadOS and iOS, so no additional hardware or accessories are required.

Eye tracking allows users to:

  1. Navigate through different parts of the app.

  2. Use the Dwell Control to activate these elements. This means you can select an area of ​​the screen by focusing your gaze on that area for a short period of time.

  3. Eye tracking allows users to perform actions such as button presses, swipes, and other gestures using only their eyes, without the need for physical contact.

Apple CEO Tim Cook said, Said They believe that innovation enriches lives, “which is why for nearly 40 years, Apple has championed inclusive design by building accessibility into the core of our hardware and software.” said that Apple “continues to push the boundaries of technology” and that the new features reflect “a long-standing commitment to providing the best possible experience for all users.”

These new features will impact the lives of a wide range of users, creating new ways to communicate, control devices, and navigate the world, said Sarah Hellinger, Apple’s senior director of global accessibility policy and initiatives. said that it would provide.