The software will purportedly incorporate movements like as smiling, opening one’s lips, and gazing to the right, left, or down. Getting to the homepage, scrolling back and forth, and choosing are all equivalent camera motions. The software will also allow users to customise the size and duration of their gestures. Washington, 23 August: Google is working on a new Android 12 accessibility feature that will allow users to operate their phone using facial expressions. According to Mashable India, the ‘Camera Switches feature,’ which is one of the accessibility features in the Android Accessibility Suite app, will permit assigning movements to certain buttons.
Google’s new accessibility feature for Android 12 lets you control your phone with facial gestures
As per The Verge, the new feature would require the device’s camera to be switched on, and Android 12-enabled devices will show a standing bar indicating the camera is getting used. The feature will reportedly use an additional battery. It is currently in beta mode and is claimed to be convenient for users with disabilities.
Smiling, opening the mouth, and looking out right, left, or down are reportedly the possible gestures, the app will include. The corresponding camera actions include getting to the homepage, scrolling backward and forward, and selecting. The app will also allow the users to adjust the gesture size and duration. Google Discontinuing Its Android Auto App for Smartphones: Report.
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