Thursday, 17 October, 2019

IOS 13 uses ARKit to solve one of the biggest FaceTime complaints

Apple iOS 13 Public Beta: What's new Apple releases third developer beta of iOS 13, iPadOS, macOS 10.15 Catalina, WatchOS 6, TVOS 13
Emmett Howard | 04 July, 2019, 04:36

App designer Mike Rundle discovered that in the latest iOS 13 beta Apple has debuted the FaceTime Attention Correction feature. This feature effectively allows you to continue to do that while also making it appear to the person you're talking to that you're looking them in the eye. One report has said it will only be available on the iPhone XS and XS Max, though it's certainly possible that could expand to other devices as iOS 13 continues its rollout. The 2017 iPhone X apparently doesn't support the feature. FaceTime's Attention Correction feature solves this issue by using ARKit.

The company didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. This is because the feature utilises software algorithms and the TrueDepth camera setup to correct eye contact during FaceTime calls.

There's something weirdly off-putting about the eye-line problem with video calling services like FaceTime and Skype.

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Gauff, just 15 and who had to come through qualifying, had already stunned five-time champion Venus Williams in the first round. So it's important just to drink lots of fluids. "I mean, we were trying to help, but, yeah, it's tough to react straigh taway".

Now we're spit-balling here but roll on say a decade into the future when we have a dystopian post-Brexit Britain run by a despotic floppy-haired buffoon, and that AR tech could be forced upon people to make them look happy and content rather than miserable and murderous. So if you are going to install any of the updates on your devices, make sure to read through the changelog before deciding to put them on your device.

Forward-looking: If you have ever had a video call with someone, you have surely noticed that something doesn't feel quite right about it.

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