“Rumors suggest Apple is having trouble getting Touch ID to work underneath a glass screen and instead might use facial recognition on iPhone 8,” Tim Bajarin writes for PC Magazine. “I hope this is true; I consider it to be the easiest and best way to authenticate a person on mobile.”
“While using a thumbprint or password is not a big obstacle when accessing a secure device, it still adds at least one or two steps to the sign-in process,” Bajarin writes. “I see facial recognition or iris scanning as the next really big technology that will see mass adoption.”
Bajarin writes, “Should Apple add it to the newest iPhones, adoption rate across all devices will accelerate.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Yes, bring it on, Apple!
Apple’s next-gen OLED iPhone’s infrared 3D scanner will work in complete darkness – August 21, 2017
Apple’s 3D Face ID will recognize user’s face within millionths of a second – August 21, 2017
Apple’s leaked HomePod firmware shows iPhone 8 likely to abandon Touch ID in favor of ‘Pearl ID’ facial recognition – August 3, 2017