As part of the company’s (mostly) biannual Hack Day, Netflix showed off a new feature called Eye Nav, an accessibility feature that lets you control its iOS app with different facial movements, using Apple’s Face ID, and built using ARKit.
The “hack” lets you navigate the Netflix app, select a title and start watching all by using eye movements. To stop the video or dismiss a screen, you stick out your tongue.
The feature was announced on Wednesday as one the features Netflix tested during its Fall 2018 Hack Day. As at many companies, hack days give Netflix’s engineers a chance to experiment with new ideas that may or may not be adopted later.
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SOURCE: Cnet, Gordon Gottsegen