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Topic: Face ID

All 2018 iPhones likely to adopt Face ID biometrics, TrueDepth camera if consumer response is positive

09/19/2017, 06:09 pm

With the launch of Face ID on iPhone X, and the subsequent removal of Touch ID, users are wondering whether Apple's legacy fingerprint biometric solution is dead in the water. According to one analyst, that answer depends as much on the public reception of the new facial recognition system as it does technical hurdles involving an under-screen Touch ID system.

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Apple's Craig Federighi details Face ID in new interview [u]

09/15/2017, 05:09 pm

In a brief interview on Friday, Apple SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi answered a few questions about the Face ID facial recognition feature that will ship out to customers in November, dispelling some of the more contentious rumors, providing background on its development and touting the system's benefits.

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AppleInsider readers are split on the iPhone X notch, but most support Apple's decision to embrace it

09/15/2017, 03:09 pm

It wasn't quite a landslide vote, but AppleInsider readers came down in favor of Apple's decision to highlight and not hide the so-called "notch" housing the camera, sensors and earpiece atop the iPhone X edge-to-edge display.

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Apple's new App Store rules say devs must provide alternative to Face ID for kids under 13

09/15/2017, 01:09 pm

Updated App Store Review Guidelines published this week include a variety of changes, most notably dictating that apps wanting to make use of Face ID on the iPhone X must offer an "alternate authentication method" for children under 13.

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Apple isn't expected to catch up to iPhone X demand before first half of 2018

09/15/2017, 11:09 am

Apple is poised to be able to ship about 40 million iPhone X units before the end of 2017, which won't be nearly enough to meet consumer demand for the redesigned handset with edge-to-edge OLED display, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Gripping buttons on both sides of iPhone X disables Face ID, recognition works with most sunglasses

09/14/2017, 03:09 pm

Apple software chief Craig Federighi has revealed that Face ID unlock on the new iPhone X will come with a hidden security feature, allowing users to press buttons on both sides of the phone to temporarily disable the facial recognition capabilities.

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Face ID on Apple's iPhone X will be limited to one person per device

09/14/2017, 11:09 am

The Face ID system on Apple's iPhone X will only recognize one face per device, short-circuiting a strategy some people used with Touch ID, according to Apple.

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Apple has been 'all-in' on iPhone X Face ID replacing Touch ID for over a year - report

09/14/2017, 10:09 am

Apple has allegedly been planning for Face ID to be a full replacement for Touch ID for well over a year, a new report claims, refuting earlier claims by the supply chain that the removal of the fingerprint technology is a recent decision.

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Face, the future: the new touch-less ID of iPhone X

09/14/2017, 08:09 am

Four years after introducing Touch ID to radically enhance iOS users' privacy and security, today's Apple is doing exactly what Steve Jobs would do -- phasing it out and moving on to something even better: Face ID technology in iPhone X.

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Apple denies iPhone X failed in onstage demo, says Face ID feature worked as intended

09/14/2017, 02:09 am

Responding to media outlets and critics eager to report that iPhone X's tentpole Face ID feature failed during Tuesday's keynote presentation, Apple on Wednesday issued a statement saying the handset, and more importantly the biometric feature, worked as intended.

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Senator calls on Apple to address Face ID privacy concerns

09/13/2017, 06:09 pm

One day after Apple debuted its new depth-sensing Face ID biometric solution to the world, U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) is calling on CEO Tim Cook to address concerns over the technology's potential impact on consumer privacy and security.

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