China-based Weeview Inc. on Thursday showcased ‘Eye-Plug’, a USB Type-C accessory that can be plugged into your Android smartphone and will assist in capturing 3D videos, at the ongoing “Computex 2016” in Taiwan. The portable accessory gives on-the-go users the option of having something that offers great depth of field, but does not make their smartphone bulky, technology website TechTimes reported on Friday. Also Read - Smartphones to cost more with import duty hike on displays: Everything you need to knowAlso Read - How to use your smartphone camera to attend video calls instead of the webcam
‘Eye-Plug’ features a reversible lens and since it plugs into the USB Type-C port, it can become either the front facing camera or the rear. It does the 3D capture by using front and rear facing cameras of your smartphone with its own photo-taking abilities. The 3D video can then be viewed in Google Cardboard headset. Also Read - The xHelper malware explained: Why it is so dangerous and how to get rid of it?
The device also allows users to switch the focus, adjust the depth of field while taking photos and even apply selective focus after shooting. It is compatible with smartphones running Android 4.4.2 or above.