Artificial intelligence (AI) virtual smart sensor and AI software company, Elliptic Labs introduced “INNER BEAUTY”, the AI virtual proximity sensors on Xiaomi’s latest flagship projects, Xiaomi 12S Ultra, and Xiaomi 12 Pro. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset which is a partner of Elliptic lab backs the Xiaomi 12S Ultra, whereas MediaTek’s Dimensity 9000+ chipset powers the Xiaomi 12 Pro.

“Xiaomi’s continued selection of our AI Virtual Proximity Sensor for its leading smartphones, and our companies’ collective success, highlights just why the AI Virtual Smart Sensor Platform is a solid solution for smartphone proximity sensing. The AI Virtual Smart Sensor Platform is a 100% software-only solution that makes devices smarter, greener, and more human-friendly, enabling the best and most innovative smartphone designs,” said Elliptic Labs’ CEO Laila Danielsen.

When people bring their smartphone up to their ear during a phone conversation, Elliptic Labs’ AI Virtual Proximity Sensor turns off the display and disables touch capability on the screen. This will reduce the chance of hanging a call or dialing numbers when the phone comes close to the ear or cheeks conserving the phone’s battery by automatically turning off the screen.

Strong proximity detection is provided by Elliptic Labs’ AI Virtual Proximity Sensor without the requirement for a specific hardware sensor. All smartphones on the market today employ proximity sensing as one of their fundamental functionalities. The AI Virtual Proximity Sensor lowers device cost and removes sourcing risk by switching out hardware sensors for software sensors.