Samsung Galaxy S IV may feature "eye scrolling"

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Samsung's new Galaxy smartphone may use an unusual body part to scroll through pages: eyeballs.

According to The New York Times, the smartphone will be able to track a user's eyes to use as a guide for scrolling.

Citing a Samsung employee who wanted to remain anonymous, the newspaper says an example of how eye scrolling works is when a user is reading an article and reaches the end of the page. The software said to detect the eye's movement and automatically scroll down to the next paragraph.

Samsung has already for a trademark for both "Samsung Eye Scroll" and "Eye Pause" The Times reports.

Samsung is holding a press event in New York City on March 14 and is widely expected to announce its next-generation smartphone, dubbed the Galaxy S IV.

Not much is known about the electronic giant's flagship smartphone, but rumors suggest the Galaxy S IV will have a 4.99-inch display with 1080p resolution, 2 gigabytes of RAM, 13-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera and Google's mobile operating system Android 4.2.2 -- also known as Jelly Bean.

Most recently, a report on the fan blog SamMobile claims the smartphone will come in six models in with three different memory capacities: 16 GB, 32 GB and 64GB.

Samsung launched the original Galaxy S in March 2010. The smartphone is widely considered to be one of Apple iPhone's biggest competitors. The most recent iteration of the mobile phone, the Galaxy S III, was released in May 2012.

In January, Samsung reported that over 100 million Galaxy S smartphones have sold worldwide.