A new feature in iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4 for using Face ID while wearing a mask requires at least the iPhone 12: it won't work on the iPhone 11 and the iPhone X or older.
The iPhone's Wallet app on iOS 15 supports adding digital ID cards, with Apple apparently using facial recognition to verify your identity and validate your ID card with a selfie.
Some or all iPhone models coming down the pike in 2023 might get rid of the infamous notch altogether by debuting a new Face ID system that would be hidden behind the display.
Apple's updated its guidelines aimed at stopping unwanted leaks from the supply chain. It now requires its manufacturing partners to stop collecting biometric data from its own employees.
Face ID is awesome, but it only works reliably when your eyes, nose and mouth are fully visible to the TrueDepth camera, according to Apple's support document. That's hardly the case when you're wearing a mask, like those medical masks that people have been wearing during the COVID-19 crisis to protect themselves, and others, from exposure to the coronavirus. Instead of taking your mask off to unlock your iPhone, or waiting until Face ID fails, save yourself both time and frustration by skipping right to the passcode prompt with this super handy tip.
The facial authentication system in Google's latest Pixel 4 line of smartphones can be easily defeated because the face unlock feature works even if the user's eyes are completely shut.
According to New York Post, 18-year-old Ousmane Bah from New York has filed a whopping $1 billion lawsuit against Apple over a false arrest that he believes happened because of the iPhone maker's face recognition system that's allegedly used in its retail stores.
It's no secret that biometrics on Samsung's earlier Galaxies with their old-school 2D facial recognition can be spoofed by using a headshot. The latest Galaxy S10 series is no exception.
Apple may be experimenting with notch-less designs for its iPod touch family of media players, which were last refreshed in July 2015, based on a new glyph discovered in the iOS 12.2 code.
Notches or not, facial recognition employed on some of the top Android handsets doesn't really hold a candle to Apple's sophisticated Face ID feature that allows for accurate 3D depth mapping thanks to specialized TrueDepth hardware which uses invisible infrared light.
Respected supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo with TF International Securities shared some interesting observations regarding 2019 and 2020 iPhone models in a note to clients today.
Since its September 2017 introduction, Apple has aired a few noteworthy iPhone X advertisements showcasing the particular aspects of the Face ID feature. The latest video released last evening on the company's official YouTube channel is no exception.