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Hackers easily tricked Samsung Galaxy S8 iris recognition with a photo and contact lens

Samsung launched its latest and greatest Galaxy S8 with IRIS scanner and facial recognition. The company said its facial recognition feature is just for fun and not meant to be used for security purposes. For security, users must either use IRIS scanner or the fingerprint/passcode, the company recommended. Now some hackers from German have successfully managed to bypass the IRIS recognition authentication system of the Galaxy S8 as well.The hackers with the Chaos Computer Club claim that they...

Apple supplier Largan confirms it is shipping 3D-sensing lenses later this year, likely destined for iPhone 8

A well-known Apple supplier, Largan Precision, has announced that it is shipping 3D depth-sensing lenses in the second half of 2017 (via Nikkei). Although it didn’t identify brands by name, industry experts believe that these camera components are for the iPhone 8.The special sensors will enable face recognition functionality, allowing users of the high-end iPhone to unlock their device just by looking at the screen. Largan already supplies most of the rear camera lenses used in the iPhone 7...

Apple Supplier, Largan, Confirms 3D-Sensing Lenses Shipments Begin This Year

VN:F [1.9.16_1159]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)Apple has a variety of different suppliers out there in the world, providing crucial components that make up the iPhone (and other Apple products).With a variety of moving parts, it’s a high possibility that certain aspects of a still-unannounced handset might find their way into the real world ahead of that big unveiling. In the case of Largan Precision, as reported by Nikkei, we may have received confirmation that the upcoming,...