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lookatme icorrection

No more eyes down
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1. The app asks you to look at the camera. '

2. Tells you through audio to look back at the instructions.

3. Shows you what you look like when looking at the camera, and asks you to mark the eyes. (or accept the automatic markings)

4. Now it asks you to look at the video-cam window location. And the four corners of your screen.

5. Now it records a few seconds while you discuss with a virtual assistant on the screen, and shows you the result. Accept and your good to go for the next video conferences...

pashute, Oct 28 2015

Guess what?! My 2015 idea is being baked in 2023! https://www.kicksta..._bNVZhoCiOcQAvD_BwE
[pashute, Nov 15 2023]

Look at me. https://www.faceboo...l-/777308539392544/
Kath and Kim [pertinax, Nov 16 2023]


       Technically VERY difficult. [+]
Voice, Oct 28 2015

       I suspect that this is an app for videoconferencing, that automagically edits your eyes so that you seem to be looking at the camera.   

       Incidentally, "automagically" is not queried by my spell checker. Is that odd?
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 28 2015

       oooh automagically! I likey. can I use this when skyping/w my evil sister in law?
dentworth, Oct 28 2015

       What kind of weird deviant psychopath looks at other peoples' eyes when talking to them?   

       I thought the camera was placed at the top of the screen precicely to permit normal human interaction i.e. eyes lowered to around chest height of the other person if you accidentally glance too high and see what they are looking at?
pocmloc, Oct 28 2015

       I despise webcams for precisely the eyes-down creepy weirdness.
RayfordSteele, Oct 28 2015

       Yes, for my prayer group on Saturday mornings that make me fall asleep.
blissmiss, Oct 28 2015

       <off topic> I read a cute cartoon the other day, made me chuckle.
Pick up lines for introverted men:

       Woman: "Why are you staring at my boobs?!"
Man: <shrugs> "B-because your eyes are up there..."

       Back on top(ic). Nothing automagically. Not too complicated even. I explained the process, and it should be clear.   

       1. You show the cam what your eyes look like when looking at the camera, blinking, looking a bit to the left of the camera and a bit to the right.   

       2. You show the cam what your eyes area is while looking down, towards the vid (or accept the automatically recognized area) - standard practice here with many image processing apps, like morph.   

       3. App now dynamically replaces the eyes and "brings them up", blinking when you blink etc. similar to eye controlled software.   

       4. Perhaps hardware can be introduced on the cam itself to enhance this feature if it will be too computing intensive, after receiving the eye location, giving a signal about the eye state - blinking moved left/right/up/down...
pashute, Oct 28 2015

       Woo hoo!! It's being baked!!! See link
pashute, Nov 15 2023

       Can I have a pair of glasses with transparent lcd screens which change the direction my eyes seem to be looking? I need it for reasons.
Voice, Nov 15 2023

       [pashute] - I'm not seeing enough similarity between your concept and the iContact kickstarter project for you to say they're baking your idea. Both aim for the same end result - getting people on video calls to look at the camera - but get there in completely different ways.   

       Much closer to your idea is something Apple tried in iOS 14 a few years age. Software changed the realtime appearance of eyes in video calls, to make it seem you were looking at the camera. I've never used the feature (don't even know if it's still implemented) so I can't say how well it really worked - but I've read many people found it a bit creepy looking.
a1, Nov 15 2023

       Thanks [pertinax]. What's the name of that series? It looks like fun.
pashute, Nov 16 2023

       See link description.
pertinax, Nov 16 2023


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