Recently a Canon patent application was spotted that discussed technologies for an eye-controlled autofocus system. Something Canon already offered back in the film days with the Canon EOS 3.
Taking inspiration from the above patent, DPReview TV’s Chris and Jordan consider what a modern eye-controlled AF system might mean to photographers. The following topics are discussed in the 5 minutes video below:
- The Canon EOS 3
- Eye-controlled AF
- Eye-controlled AF challenges
- How a new eye-controlled AF system could work
- Selecting faces and eyes
- Do we need updated eye-controlled AF?