What actually happened with the failed Face ID demo?
What actually happened with the failed Face ID demo?
There was an embarrassing glitch on stage during Apple iPhone X launch
16 September, 2017, 06:55
If anyone tries to steal your new $999 iPhone X, Apple has a simple word of advice: squeeze. Which brings us to the two most important new iPhone X features: its three-dimensional facial recognition feature called Face ID, which is implemented via a so-called True Depth camera system at the front of the phone supported by dedicated AI algorithms and meant to completely replace Touch ID, and the new home screen gestures that we assume were a necessity rather than an optional extra given the complete lack of a home button.
Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering and the man who struggled with Face ID earlier this week, addressed these issues when replying to an email from CEO and freelance video editor Keith Krimbel. Many observers were quick to point out that the system, while undeniably cool and handy, could make it easy for someone other than the owner to unlock a phone - they could potentially just point it at the owner's face. That said, the notion that Apple long ago ceased development on an embeddable version of Touch ID in favor of Face ID does make logical sense. To summarize: That's no facial recognition technology, but an extra color choice (not a awful trade-off, especially for those feeling uncertain about Face ID in the first place).
Face ID's not having a great first few days.
And as is the case with biometrics, the Face ID feature has raised privacy questions once again.
Krimbel also asked Federighi what would stop a thief from taking someone's iPhone X, then pointing it at their face, and running off with the unlocked device. Touch ID works with up to five fingerprints from the same or different users, and although some of you may want to share the X with a close friend or relative, security comes first. "Most sunglasses let through enough IR (Infra-red) light that Face ID can see your eyes even when the glasses appear to be opaque". He's sent similar letters with privacy questions to companies such as Uber, "Pokémon Go"-parent Niantic, and even Apple in the past".
Apple introduced the FaceID authentication method with its super flagship, the iPhone X.
Anticipating the counter questions, Apple has already said on record that the data captured by Face ID will be stored locally on the phone itself. Once the set-up is complete, Face ID matches its existing facial map to identify the user with every log-in attempt.
One prospective customer emailed Federighi to ask him about Face ID possibly fatal flaw.
The new Apple Watch Series 3 will be available in two models, one with just Global Positioning System and one with Global Positioning System and cellular capabilities, which will allow users to make and receive calls without having to have their iPhones nearby. Face ID will work with Apple Pay, and other third-party apps.
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The specific question Krimbel asked was "What will prevent a thief from taking my phone, pointing it at my face, and running?" The notch you see on the top of the iPhone X houses a plethora of sensors, four of which are required to enable Face ID .
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