Samsung filed a patent for drone display that could be controlled with face and eyes of person. It was first spotted by LetsGoDigital. The patent is for a drone with an integrated display that’s able to detect the face and pupils of a person as well as their hand gestures and position. The patent shows a unit that features a display at the center with four propellers on each corner. Samsung to Launch Flying Drone Display that’s Controlled by Your Eyes.
The patent indicates that a drone include a camera and observation system to transmit information to the main control unit. The system can track the users’ eyes, head, hands, or fingers in real time. The flight speed and direction of drone can be controlled by moving your head, eyes, or hands, and the unit can also automatically track users without any additional gestures.
Samsung to Launch Flying Drone Display that’s Controlled by Your Eyes
According to verge the patent describes a “joint manipulator” that can change the inclination angle of the flight. The unit itself is not limited to a quad-rotor shape, it can be reconfigured to different forms. The unit may also include a gyroscope sensor, a motion sensor, a vibration system, and / or an accelerometer. Voice recognition capabilities, as well as GPS and a Wi-Fi-based positioning system are other functions the patent outlines that the drone could have.
The application was filed on January 3rd, 2016 and granted on February 13th, 2018. But there is no guarantee that Samsung will turn this patent into a product, and the company is also not immediately available for comment on its plans for the idea.
LG is also working on Drone phones and LG called this project 505 BY LGU+.
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