Apple is helping to sponsor March's Israel Machine Vision Conference in Tel Aviv, where the company will also have an expert on hand to talk about the TrueDepth camera on the iPhone X.
When Apple introduced Animoji in September, it did so in part to make an important point. The TrueDepth camera that enables Face ID's 3D facial recognition on the iPhone X has other uses beyond providing secure biometric authentication for unlocking and mobile payments. Show More Summary
Portrait Mode has been a mainstay of the higher-end iPhone lineup since the iPhone 7 Plus. The current iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X both sport the feature, though the latter even has it on the front-facing TrueDepth camera. Unfortunately if you have an older device, you won’t be able to take advantage of native portrait mode. Show More Summary
If you're ready for something new, including an almost edge-to-edge OLED display with TrueTone and HDR, a TrueDepth camera that gives you Portrait selfies, face tracking and Animoji, and Face ID facial identity scanning, and an optically...Show More Summary
Apple continued its promotional push for iPhone X on Sunday with a short video advertisement featuring Portrait Lighting, a new front-facing camera mode made possible by the smartphone's TrueDepth camera system.
Apple may be designing a smaller notch for future iPhones, according to a report from Korean news site ET News. The notch currently houses Apple's TrueDepth camera system, but Apple may combine the front-facing camera and the facialShow More Summary
While Apple is likely to add Face ID to more products this year, LG Innotek's rumored TrueDepth supply expansion will only come into play in 2019, a report indicated on Tuesday.
A series meetings between Apple and LG executives, plus regulatory filings by LG suggest that Apple is looking at a one-time payment to help LG build out 3D sensing component fabrication facilities, to avoid a shortage like it may have faced with the iPhone X.
A consumer sentiment report of early iPhone X adopters indicates that its TrueDepth camera is a "major driver among positive ratings," and that the features it enables-- including Touch ID and Animoji-- are key market differentiators driving interest in the high end phone.
One of the iPhone X features Apple boasted about the most during its unveil in September was its new TrueDepth sensors. But aside from powering its fancy Face ID technology and its crappy Animoji gimmick, it has hardly been put to use – that is until now. Show More Summary
Face ID made its debut on the iPhone X, but Apple’s 3D facial recognition system will not be an iPhone X-only affair. The TrueDepth camera is expected to equip all 2018 iPhones next year, even the cheaper LCD model. On top of that, it...Show More Summary
As usual, developers are taking features and APIs from Apple and implementing them in their apps with their own touch. Over the last few days, two developers have released games that take advantage of the iPhone X’s TrueDepth sensor… more…
A new game made specifically for the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera is available to download from the App Store, with 'Rainbrow' using the sensor array as a game controller by monitoring the user's eyebrows in one of the more novel applications of the imaging hardware.
VCSELs are an optical technology used in the iPhone X for Face ID, Animoji, and the TrueDepth camera's Portrait mode.
Apple has officially announced plans to invest in Finisar, the company that provides the parts for the lasers in iPhone X's TrueDepth camera. Today, Apple announced in a press release that its going to invest $390 million in FinisarShow More Summary
Finisar creates technology used to power the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera.
The company produces special lasers the make features like FaceID happen.
Apple on Wednesday announced plans to pay U.S. firm Finisar -- which manufactures the VCSELs (vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers) used in the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera -- $390 million out of its $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund.
Apple announced a substantial investment in Finisar. Apple is giving Finisar $390 million to build a new 700,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Sherman, Texas. Finisar is going to hire 500 people to work on the laser sensor in the...Show More Summary