Microsoft releases new firmware enabling Eye Contact on Surface Pro X; fixes for Book 2

Firmware updates are coming in hot for Microsoft's Surface Pro X and Surface Book 2 PCs. While both are getting updates, what's getting updated is very different.

For the Surface Pro X, there's actually a new feature being enabled. You'll finally be able to use the new Eye Contact feature, which uses AI to straighten your gaze and make it look like you're looking at the webcam. It's been promised since the launch of the ARM-powered tablet.

Here's the full changelog:

Windows Update History NameDevice Manager NameVersion and Update
Microsoft Corporation – System Hardware UpdateQualcomm(R) System Manager Device

1.0.1080.0000

  • Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface UEFI

3.517.140.0

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature, addresses security updates, and addresses display scale issues.

Qualcomm(R) Hexagon(TM) 690 DSP

1.0.1130.0000

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.
Qualcomm(R) Power Management

1.0.0980.0000

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.
Qualcomm(R) Spectra(TM) 390 ISP

1.0.1120.0000

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.
Qualcomm(R) Spectra(TM) 390 ISP

1.0.1120.0000

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.

Qualcomm(R) Spectra(TM) 390 ISP

1.0.1120.2

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.
Qualcomm(R) Spectra(TM) 390 ISP

1.0.1120.2

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.

Qualcomm(R) Spectra(TM) 390 ISP

1.0.1120.2

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.
Qualcomm(R) System Manager Device

1.0.1120.0000

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.
Surface Camera AVStream Mini Driver

1.0.1120.2

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.
Surface Camera Front Sensor Driver Extension

1.0.1120.2

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.
Surface Camera Rear Sensor Driver Extension

1.0.1120.2

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.
Surface Pro X CDSP Subsystem Bus Device Extension

1.0.1160.0000

Enables the Eye Contact feature.

Surface Pro X Power Engine Plug-in Device

1.0.1130.0000

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature.

Qualcomm(R) Spectra(TM) 390 ISP

1.0.1120.0000

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature and the resolves Camera App crash.

Qualcomm(R) Spectra(TM) 390 ISP

1.0.1120.0000

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature and resolves the Camera App crash.

Surface Camera Aux Sensor Driver Extension

1.0.1120.2

  • Enables the Eye Contact feature and resolves the Camera App crash.

Surface Integration Service Device

6.83.139.0

  • Improves the Power status UI.
Surface SMF

11.2.0.1

  • Improves device stability and performance.
Qualcomm(R) Hexagon(TM) 690 DSP

1.0.1130.0000

  • Resolves bluescreen error state.
Qualcomm(R) Adreno(TM) 680 GPU

26.18.1180.0000

  • Resolves Edge performance scenario.

Surface Pro X Sensors Subsystem Bus Device Extension

1.0.710.2

  • Detection sensor improvement.

While it's a super-long changelog with some duplicate entries (it was copied verbatim), all you'll see on your end is a single 'System Hardware Update'.

As for the Surface Book 2, it's getting new firmware that has some key fixes, one for Windows Hello and one for CPU throttling. Here's the changelog:

Windows Update History NameDevice Manager Name

Version and Update

Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.12414Intel AVStream Camera 2500

30.18305.6.12414

  • Improves the Windows Hello camera experience and resolves stability issues.
Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.12414Intel Control Logic

30.18305.6.12414

  • Improves the Windows Hello camera experience and resolves stability issues.
Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.12414Intel CSI2 Host Controller

30.18305.6.12414

  • Improves the Windows Hello camera experience and resolves stability issues.
Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.12414Intel Imaging Signal Processor 2500

30.18305.6.12414

  • Improves the Windows Hello camera experience and resolves stability issues.
Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.12414

Intel Microsoft Camera Front

30.18305.6.12414

  • Improves the Windows Hello camera experience and resolves stability issues.
Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.12414Intel Microsoft Camera IR

30.18305.6.12414

  • Improves the Windows Hello camera experience and resolves stability issues.
Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.12414Intel Microsoft Camera Rear

30.18305.6.12414

  • Improves the Windows Hello camera experience and resolves stability issues.
Surface – Firmware – 390.3279.768.0Surface UEFI Capsule

390.3279.768.0

  • Resolves an issue where the CPU will throttle down to .4GHz, and *improves the Battery Smart Charging reliability.

Unlike updates for the Surface Pro X, you'll get all of these firmware and driver updates separately for the Book 2. If you want to download the firmware and driver bundle, you can get it for the Surface Book 2 here.

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