Apple is thought to be prepping an iPhone with three 12-megapixel lenses on the back. This should permit engineers to boost iPhone photography with enhancements such as 3X optical zoom, stereoscopic vision, improved low-light performance and much more.
Amazon has developed a powerful new facial recognition technology, reports ACLU NorCal. The service is called “Rekognition,” and it analyzes people in real time, quickly scanning information it collects against databases featuring tens of millions of faces. It’s capable of recognizing up to 100 people in a single image, and the scary part is that Amazon markets the service to law enforcement and is actively helping governments deploy it.
Since iPhone’s inception, Apple’s been telling us about the many things it replaces in your pocket, from the GPS navigator and a camera to a dedicated music player and more. If you own an iPhone X, you can safely add a “professional photo studio” to that list.