Tag: Face ID

Apple’s Patent Application Describes Using Face ID to Automatically Adjust Screen Orientation

The U.S Patent and Trademark Office has published a new Apple Patent describing a feature that uses Face ID to detect users’ positions and automatically adjust the screen orientation. Currently, iPhone or any other smartphone uses an accelerometer and other sensors to automatically switch between orientation. However, we have all experienced that auto-rotation doesn’t always […]

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Apple Could Bring Face ID to Future iMacs, MacBooks

Apple revolutionized the smartphone industry with the iPhone 5s and its Touch ID fingerprint authentication mechanism. It then repeated the same feat by introducing Face ID with the iPhone X, but it is still limited to iPhones and iPads. Now, it is planning to bring Face ID to Macs. The Cupertino-based tech giant took three […]

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San Francisco Inadvertently Bans City Employees from Using iPhones with Face ID

San Francisco has barred its employees from using the iPhone with Face ID after banning face recognition in May. This means San Francisco has inadvertently banned city employees from using iPhones. Thankfully, the city amended law and exempted iPhones from the ban. The law meant that iPhones with Face ID were deemed illegal even if […]

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Airport, and Payment Facial Recognition Fooled by 3D Masks, Couldn’t Trick Apple’s Face ID

We have been seeing how people were able to fool the face-recognition system with 3D photos and spectacles. Now it has come to the light that Apple’s Face ID is superlative and cannot be fooled easily. The test was carried out by an artificial intelligence company by the name Kneron. As part of the test, […]

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Security Researchers Fool Face ID Using Glasses and Tape

During the Black Hat 2019 conference, security researchers demonstrated an attack using which one could bypass Face ID. However, there’s a catch: it requires that the user of the iPhone/iPad is unconscious. Researchers from Tencent took advantage of the “liveness” detection feature of Face ID which analyses the background noise, focus blur, and other aspects […]

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Kuo: 2021 iPhone Could Feature Both Under-Display Touch ID and Face ID

After ditching Touch ID with the iPhone X in 2017, Apple is possibly looking at bringing back the sensor with its 2021 iPhones. Reputed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that the 2021 iPhone will feature both Face ID and an under-display fingerprint scanner. Apple is currently facing a lot of technical issues in getting both under-display […]

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