Do you remember back in June when we learned that the director of the FBI James Comey and Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg taped over the cameras on their respective computers? I had done that for years prior to those revelations and I'm sure many of you are nodding your heads in the affirmative for doing the same. It was just creepy to know that these display cameras were fairly simple to hack and that someone could be watching you. I always wondered why OEM's didn't create a simple sliding element that would cover the camera when not in use. Well, Samsung appears to be one of the few OEM's that are listening to consumers on this front and in early April filed a patent for a pop-up display camera as noted in our cover graphic. This kind of camera could be applied to a future smart TV, computer or mobile device. Whether Samsung brings their idea to life or lets it die on paper is unknown at this time? For more details on this invention, check out Samsung's patent here.
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