In the News: Amazon unveils its 3D Fire Phone
How does it work? "Amazon is doing two things that are different," Sanjay Patel, professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and CEO at Personify, an immersive video technology company, told CBS News.
"First on the imaging side, they're using four infrared sensors to really capture and identify a users' head position. They are getting it down to the eyeball level so that the phone knows where your eyes are relative to the screen on the phone - and they've come up with a low cost way to do this. Second, they've designed the display so that it is capable of providing a 3D perspective without the need for 3D glasses or exotic technology." Read more at CBS News.