Facebook patents a mechanical eye similar to that of a human

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Intending to expand her metaverse, Meta patents a mechanical eye similar to that of a human. What could be improved by machine learning

In recent years Facebook has focused on creating your metaverse. But it also continues to develop different devices that help the growth of the technology industry.

It was recently revealed that Goal patented on December 7 a mechanical eye similar to that of a human being that could be improved by machine learning.

The “mechanical eyeball 100” would have the goal of matching the complexity of the human eye. According to the Insider medium it consists of a metal ball with two axes of rotation that intersect at a central point.

mechanical eye

The image shown shows that “Meta’s eyeball would have two axes of rotation that intersect at a central point, this with all the intention of recreating a human eye.”

Reports indicate that the design of the mechanical eye shows that the company developed some parts similar to those that humans have such as the cornea, the retina and the sclera.

Besides that it would incorporate some sensors that would allow it to observe. Thanks to machine learning and artificial intelligence, it could improve its functions.

The media highlighted that at first the mechanical eye could have “aesthetic applications for robots. Well, through the investigation of the behavior of the gaze they could achieve more forceful developments. In fields such as augmented reality and virtual reality”.

The patent shows that the mechanical eye is designed to be attached to the head of an animatronic robot. As an effort to make the eyeball “look authentic to an observer.”

Meta mechanical eye

Specialists point out that Goal you could use your device to make alliances with other companies and in this way get better data on how to create your metaverse and improve the experience of your users.

“The eyeball could be an important step in eye tracking and the training it could have. This with the intention of perfecting the metaverse they are creating”

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