Nintendo has registered a new patent for ‘Eye Tracking Enabling 3D Viewing on Conventional 2D Display’, which could potentially be utilized for the Wii U or an as yet unannounced future platform.
hmmm could be interesting. sad that nobody in the wii life cycle used that idea for a fps game
To be fair, though, the Wiimote Plus is already fantastic for shooters, albeit lacking in buttons...
Have you tried Blue Estate on PS4 yet? Same shooting as a lot of Wii shooters, but with the DualShock 4. It's fantastic. Metroid Prime 3: Corruption was my favorite on the Wii.
especially with the Zapper, I love that thing
@ Legion I'm waiting for a price drop and a wider selection of 1-player games that fall into my interests before I get a PS4, so no, I haven't tried Blue Estate. But since you've been kind enough to recommend it, I'll look into it later, and if it's good enough then I'll add it to my list going forward.^_^
This is only useful if your head is moving. Sony did this with PS3 years ago, and it didn't require you to wear anything on your face. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
doesn't look as fluid, but same idea I guess. Still this is an awesome idea.
Any technique for showing 3D on a 2D screen has limited value because as you said you need to keep moving to see the effect. Unless each eye is seeing a different image then it's not 3D
Keep in mind that was the old 640x480 PSeye camera, the new camera with its dual 720p sensors would be able to do far better.
Could be rather great.
Love the concept. I hope it happens. Head and eye tracking are already surprisingly accurate with webcams and Kinect/PlayStation Camera. Also, as a lover of 3D, I needs me more 3D content.
Eye tracking, huh? That's an interesting idea. Wonder what they would use it for?
I'm interested! :)
Head Tracking seems to be a big thing. Just look at the DK2 version of the Rift. They've included a camera now so that you can get accurate depth to immerse the player even more. I hope Nintendo can do something with this. Amazing how much that gives a 3D effect on a 2D screen.
So like the amazon fire phone? I hope they do something else cool with 3d as the 3ds gives me a headache with the 3d on too long
I think Nintendo might be adding eye-tracking to the already established head tracking in order to get a better 3-D effect. Navigation in Amazon’s phone is done by tilting the smart phone, so I think it’s only head tracking. If it was eye-tracking, you could move a cursor around with your eyes, and if your gaze reached the bottom of the window, it would automatically scroll down (eye-scrolling video demo at 0:22: youtube/2q9DarPET0o?t=22s). Amazon does use infrared though, and the eye-tracking companies like Eye Tribe and Tobii do require infrared.
People don't realize that Nintendo has just shown off the QOL platform. 1. Rumor was that at some point the Wii U would support 3d tech. This device will allow people to watch work out videos in a new way. The camera is non wearable tech.
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