TrueDepth

iPhone 12 to Feature ‘Refreshed’ TrueDepth Camera System, Lightning Connector Dropped by 2021: Barclays

This year's iPhone lineup will reportedly feature an updated Face ID system. According to a new report from MacRumors, Barclays analysts say the iPhone 12 lineup will feature a "refreshed" front-facing TrueDepth system, and 2021 could finally see the removal of the Lightning connector from at least one iPhone model. Previous rumours have already suggested that the...

eBay Open Sources TrueDepth-Powered Head-Tracking Tech ‘HeadGaze’

eBay has developed an open-source technology that helps physically impaired users interact with their iPhone X screen through head movements. [caption id="attachment_263807" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] eBay[/caption] According to a new press release from the e-commerce giant, the technology, dubbed HeadGaze, was developed by an eBay intern and can be used to shop eBay items by merely...

TrueDepth System Unlikely to Expand to Rear Cameras in 2018 iPhones

In his latest research note, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that Apple is unlikely to expand its front-facing TrueDepth system for Face ID and Animoji to the rear-facing camera module on next year’s iPhones, MacRumors is reporting. Kuo also highlighted in his note that the iPhone X's 3D sensing capabilities are at least one year ahead of Android...

iPhone X’s TrueDepth Camera is 2.5 Years Ahead of the Competition [KGI]

In a note to investors shared this morning, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that it will take Android competitors "up to two and a half years to replicate the functionality and user experience” of the TrueDepth Camera in the iPhone X, MacRumors is reporting. Kuo believes that the TrueDepth camera will give Apple a solid technological lead...