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26 October 2017, 01:05 | Denise Dawson
Apple Has Allegedly Reduced FaceID Accuracy to Speed Up iPhone X Production
The specific claim that Apple is disputing is that Apple told its factory partners that it could "reduce the accuracy of the face-recognition technology to make it easier to manufacture", from the Bloomberg story.
Arch-competitor Samsung, on the other hand, "uses retina or facial recognition in combination with fingerprint recognition", he noted.
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"Bloomberg's claim that Apple has reduced the accuracy spec for Face ID is completely false and we expect Face ID to be the new gold standard for facial authentication", the representative continued. The main difficulty persisted in producing a quality phone along with sophisticated tech like the face recognition in large quantity. It continues to be 1 in a million probability of a random person unlocking your iPhone with Face ID. Expected to hit the market November 3, the supplies of the high-end gadget-which will go for around $1,000-may be constrained thanks to supply chain issues, including a bug in the 3D sensor system used for Face ID.
Face ID is the premier feature in the new iPhone X, which will be available for pre-orders starting Friday. If you plan on dropping $1,000 for the X, don't hesitate-these phones will go fast and it could be a while before they're back in stock. The dot projector creates a 3D model of the users face which is used to authenticate comparing it to a saved model. The laser is made of gallium arsenide, a semiconductor material, and the lens is constructed of glass; both are fragile and easily broken.
Dot projector yield rates were supposedly as low as 20% not long ago, and manufacturers have slowed down production rates in order to assemble the modules more accurately.
The dot projector is at the heart of Apple's production problems.
Apple is now facing a huge challenge with its new iPhone X. It has to produce large quantities of beautifully designed phones that incorporate advanced technology and features such as facial recognition.
"Two to three million handsets available on launch day and 25 million to 30 million units for the holiday quarter" predicts Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities. According to the analysts, even after this, there might still be an initial shortage of iPhone X's to cater to the demand. And one of them, the iPhone X, is more forward-leaning in aping the near bezel-less screen design that Samsung innovated, but with a compromising "notch" at the top of the screen that even Apple's biggest fans have described as a mistake.
Just as an aside, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said that he is happy with his iPhone 8 and won't be rushing out to buy the iPhone X on day one.
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