“Apple’s iOS 7 beta includes new head gestures that enable users to control their iPhones by moving their heads left or right,” John Koetsier reports for VentureBeat.
“The gestures are buried in Apple’s accessibility settings, and are currently only intended, it appears, for use by people who cannot access iPhone’s on-screen controls,” Koetsier reports. “Activating ‘Switch Control’ allows a user to attach a left or right head movement to to highlight an on-screen option and select it.”
Koetsier reports, “More interestingly, however, this means that Apple has created camera-based gesture-sensing technology which could eventually find its way into apps and the operating system at large… The fact that Apple is building this technology raises interesting questions about their use in future Apple TV products, an iWatch smartwatch, or other computing devices.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “mks1” for the heads up.]