Tel Aviv cybertech startup, Realface, has just been bought by Apple for what is estimated to be a few million dollars. The Israeli company is responsible for facial recognition software that integrates artificial intelligence, specifically for use in smart and secure login systems.
The ill-fated Samsung Galaxy Note 7 featured iris scanning, and it worked pretty well, but if the iPhone 8 is to get facial recognition, it could be the next considerable step for biometric security in the major phone brands since the adoption of fingerprint scanning.
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Source: techradar – Gadgets
Evidence for iPhone 8 face-unlocking mounts, as Apple acquires facial recognition startup