The New York Times is reporting the smartphone, which will launch on March 14 in New York City, will be able to sense the eyes’ placement on a page. When it tracks eye movement near the bottom of the screen, the software will scroll down to reveal more paragraphs.
A Samsung employee also told the publication software will be the star of the new device, more so than hardware.
The concept of eye scrolling doesn’t come as a complete surprise. The manufacturer has previously shown interest in the technology when it filed for a Samsung Eye Scroll” trademark in February, as well as a patent for “Eye Pause.”
Samsung is already teasing the Galaxy S IV with a promotional teaser video, referring to it as “one of the most amazing products to hit the market since TVs went color.”
Rumors indicate that the device will tout an Exynos 5 8-core processor, 2GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel camera and run on Android 4.2.2.