DualShock 4, PlayStation Eye detailed

Here’s all you need to know about the DualShock 4 controller and the PlayStation Eye

February 21, 2013
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Along with news of the PlayStation 4, Sony revealed their new DualShock 4 controller and its accompanying PlayStation Eye.

It features a new six-axis sensor, a touch pad located on the front of the controller, a built-in speaker and stereo headset jack, and a light bar on the top with three colour LEDs that illuminate in various colours. The light bar provides feedback to the player during gameplay, such as when a character is critically low on health or has taken major damage.

Sony says it has worked to improve the feel of the left/right sticks and the trigger buttons.

The “SELECT” and “START” buttons from the DualShock 3 controller are now integrated into a new “OPTIONS” button. A “SHARE” has been added for social features.

The “SHARE button” allows gamers to easily broadcast their gameplay in real-time to friends through internet streaming services such as Ustream. Users can also share their triumphs and accomplishments by uploading video gameplay to Facebook with the “SHARE button”.

DualShock 4

DualShock 4

DualShock 4 specs

External Dimensions

  • Approx. 162mm x 52mm x 98mm (width x height x depth) (tentative, excludes largest projection)

Weight

  • Approx. 210g (tentative)

Keys / Switches

  • PS button, SHARE button, OPTIONS button,
  • Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right), Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square), R1/L1/R2/L2 button, Left stick / L3 button, Right stick / R3 button, Pad Button
  • Touch Pad 2 Point Touch Pad, Click Mechanism, Capacitive Type
  • Motion Sensor Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, threeaxis accelerometer)

Other Features

  • Light Bar, Vibration, Built-in Mono Speaker

Ports

  • USB (Micro B), Extention Port, Stereo Headset Jack

Wireless Communication

  • Bluetooth Ver2.1+EDR

Battery Type

  • Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery
  • Voltage DC3.7V (tentative)
  • Capacity 1000mAh (tentative)
PlayStation 4 Eye

PlayStation 4 Eye

PlayStation 4 Eye

PlayStation 4 Eye incorporates two high-sensitive cameras that have wide-angle lenses with 85-degree diagonal angle views which can recognize the depth of space.  This enables PlayStation 4 Eye to cut out the image of a player from their background. Four microphones are also capable of accurate sound detection and source origination.

Users will be able to login to their PS4 with face recognition.

The PlayStation 4 Eye senses the colour of DualShock 4 light bar to judge the positions of multiple players, and set characters in the same positions or let a character talk to a particular player.

PlayStation 4 Eye also supports the PlayStation Move motion controller.

PlayStation 4 Eye

PlayStation 4 Eye

PlayStation 4 Eye specs

External Dimension

  • Approx. 186mm x 27mm x 27mm (width x height x depth) (tentative)

Weight

  • Approx. 183g (tentative)

Video

  • Pixel (Maximum) 1280 x 800 pixel x 2
  • Video Frame Rate 1280×800 pixel @ 60fps
  • 640×400 pixel @ 120fps
  • 320×192 pixel @ 240fps
  • Video Format RAW, YUV (uncompressed)

Lens

  • Dual Lenses, F value/F2.0 fixed focus
  • Capture Range 30cm~∞
  • Field-of-View 85°

Microphone

  • 4 Channel Microphone Array

Connection Type

  • PS4 dedicated connector (AUX connector)

Cable Length

  • Approx. 2m (tentative)

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