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Samsung patent reveals AR emoji video calls?

2 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

A recently uncovered patent filed by Samsung reveals that the company has at least considered utilizing its new AR-emoji tech for a FaceTime-esque video call program. The patent shows a user being able to use the technology recently released on the Galaxy S9 to create an emoji with the caller's likeness and facial expressions, then transmitting that live with audio to another user. It seems to operate under the premise that this would be beneficial for lower-bandwidth situations. The designs revealed in the patent show that work on this technology goes back as far as 2013, with the patent ...
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Samsung v. Apple patent infringement trial to resume next month

Samsung v. Apple patent infringement trial to resume next month

2 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

The patent infringement case that never ends will continue on May 14th when Samsung v. Apple continues in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Samsung originally was hit with a $1 billion+ judgment in 2012, and over the years that amount has been reduced to $548 million. Samsung continued to battle in court, taking it all the way to the Supreme Court back in 2015. The Korean tech giant argued that patent infringement damages shouldn't be based on the total sales of a complete device, but only on the portion of those sales that can be attributed to the infringed...
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Patents points to Samsung using 3D avatars for video calling

Patents points to Samsung using 3D avatars for video calling

2 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

It appears Samsung is developing its own version of FaceTime that leverages the company's AR Emoji technology. A patent that was published last week, but submitted to the U.S. Patent Office in 2013, shows the company was exploring the use of a 3D avatar system for video calling. The patent describes a future Galaxy smartphone with a depth-sensing front camera that would enable the feature. According to the patent, Samsung intended to use 3D avatars because it would require less bandwidth than normal video chatting. While video calling transmits frame by frame images from one phone to the...
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