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Apple's next iPhone may incorporate facial recognition technology


NewsHubAs with each impending iPhone release, or any other leading manufacturer for that matter, speculation and anticipation almost go hand in hand with our fascination for technology and shinny new smartphones.
Today, the rumor mill is firing on all gears as new information regarding Apple’s upcoming iPhone has been revealed, or rather shared. According to a research note distributed to clients by Cowen and Company, Apple may be preparing to release the next iPhone equipped with some form of facial/gesture recognition powered by laser beams.
The note states that while the camera is capable of recognizing a user’s face and facial gestures to unlock the device, it may also be possible to depth-map objects; as Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri affirmed in his note to clients:
In his note, Arcuri also reaffirmed previous reports regarding the upcoming iPhone variants features such as the possibility of OLED panels , and dimensions , which are summarized below:
Speculation regarding Apple supporting facial recognition is not exactly new.

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