According to a recent report out of China, Xiaomi Technology Co., Ltd. published an invention patent called “Method and Device for Blocking Calls”. The application date is October 29, 2014, the application number is CN201410594119.6 while the publication number is CN105635414B. According to the description, this is about a method and device for blocking incoming calls.
Where there is an incoming call with a mark by the user, it reminds the user that they do not need to answer the call. The method description includes: receiving an incoming call and obtaining the phone identification of the incoming call. It also judges whether the incoming call is a malicious call according to the incoming call’s phone identification. If the incoming call malicious, it shields the incoming call and reminds the user. This publication is used to block phones marked as malicious phone identifiers.
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Xiaomi will soon release the under-screen camera technology
Xiaomi is quite innovative and has been developing new technologies. According to the manufacturer, the third-generation under-screen camera technology will be the best solution for under-screen camera approaches. It comes with perfect display and selfie effects. And it has truly entered the stage of mass production.
Xiaomi’s third-generation off-screen camera technology can make all physical pixels light up 100%, solving the pain points of the previous two generations of off-screen camera technology. The former adopts a new self-developed pixel arrangement. This allows the screen to pass light through the sub-pixel gap area without sacrificing pixel density. There are twice more horizontal/vertical pixels in the display area. And the selfie imaging is comparable to traditional front-facing cameras.
At the same time, one of the well-known Weibo bloggers posted a video showing how it works. From the video, we can see that Xiaomi’s third-generation under-screen camera technology prototype has no openings on the front. So the front screen is full of immersion, which can give users a better look and feel. According to the blogger, the screen integration of Xiaomi’s third-generation under-screen camera technology prototype in daily use scenarios is close to that of conventional smartphones. At the same time, he says that Xiaomi is likely to release a new proactive camera under the screen in Q1 next year. It is said that this solution will also be ‘the most mature and energy-producing solution in the industry’.