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This Apple patent could describe facial recognition for the next iPhone

This Apple patent could describe facial recognition for the next iPhone
From TechCrunch - July 6, 2017

One of the greatest problems with tech is that there is little room for nostalgia. Aside from Nintendo and potentially Fujifilm, few companies are willing to stick with whats comfortable. And with good reason!

Take Apple, for instance. I may still be butthurt over the fact that my iPhone doesnt have a proper headphone jack, dismayed each time I lose my dongle, but its hard to ignore that some new features, like Touch ID, havent drastically improved both the security and the user experience of the iPhone.

But out with the old and in with the new, right? And it seems that Touch ID might be the next old, new feature to get the axe.

Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported on rumors that Apple is testing facial recognition via a more powerful 3D camera on the iPhone, which would do away with Touch ID.

A few days ago, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said the next iPhone will have an all-display design and use facial recognition, as well.

Before these latest rumors, some have speculated that the Touch ID sensor will lay under the screen.

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