November 7, 2012

Eye-Tracking Technology Is the Future

John Hewitt, ExtremeTech


Fruit Ninja, a popular mobile game, requires split-second discrimination to obliterate fruit while avoiding the occasional bomb. It’s designed to be played on a touchscreen device or with Kinect hand movements, but playing it with your eyes alone is as exhilarating as it is revealing. If the hand is like an engine that idles at 600 RPM and can reach redline at 6000 RPM, one might liken the eye to a turbine idling at 20,000 RPM that can spool to 100,000 and back in milliseconds.

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