Unlocking the iPhone 8 Will Take Just a Few “Millionths of a Second”
The iPhone 8 is expected to give up on Touch ID entirely, as Apple has reportedly failed to embed the fingerprint sensor in the display, and the company now goes for plan B which comes down to offering facial recognition exclusively.
The OLED iPhone 8 will thus be the first iPhone in history to feature facial recognition, but there are concerns the system might fail to work properly and affect usability, especially because owners would have to hold the device in hand to have their faces scanned.
It looks like Apple has developed the facial recognition system to address all these concerns from the very beginning, and one particular focus for the company has been the speed of the whole process. As we’ve seen on Microsoft’s Lumia 950 XL, which itself features Windows Hello for biometric authentication, the process of granting one user with acce… (read more)