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Apple announces gaze detection technology, files patent

Apple Announces Gaze Detection Technology, Files Patent

Will future iPhones and iPads have gaze technology? Apple announced, in a detailed patent application, that the gaze function would know when the user was at the screen or away from the screen.  “An electronic device may have gaze detection capabilities that allow the device to detect when a user is looking at the device”,…

Federal safety officials won’t licence self-driving cars, exceptions for testing

Federal Safety Officials Won’t Licence Self-Driving Cars, Exceptions For Testing

“We want to stay ahead on this issue.”, said David Friedman, deputy administrator at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA statement also states that “America at a historic turning point for automatic travel.”  It also announced a four-year long study to prepare for regulation and recommendations for state laws.  NHTSA also recommends that…