• New patent reveals that Microsoft is planning touchless input for future Surface devices

    7 days ago - By Phone Arena

    A new patent recently awarded to Microsoft by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office reveals that the crew in Redmond could be working on a method that would allow for touchless input on future Surface devices. The technology would allow a tablet to register visual gestures made by users. A depth camera, similar to the TrueDepth Camera found on the Apple iPhone X, would be used to track the gestures.
    The patent, originally filed during the first quarter of 2016, mentions that the input sub-system could work using a structured light depth camera. Like the current iteration ...
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