Innovative face detection technology Face ID debuted in the iPhone X, and even at the time of its release worked quite well. But according to 9to5Mac, chance Miller, the potential of Face ID truly revealed only in the new iPad Pro. According to him, the scanner began to work almost flawlessly thanks to the hardware and software revision of the module TrueDepth.
When I unpacked my brand new iPad Pro, I assumed that the scanner Face ID not preterpel any major changes. The same way the initial scan, identical to the appearance of the module. But as it turned out, I was greatly mistaken.
According to the journalist, the scanner Face ID in the iPad Pro has received several innovations:
- The first and perhaps the most important change is an improved overview of scan. Face ID finds out the man from all angles. Putting before itself the two devices are the iPad Pro and the iPhone X or iPhone XS, there is no doubt the scanner will work faster it on the tablet.
- Another key innovation of the updated Face ID is the ability to unlock the device in any orientation. The facial recognition system will work even if you turn the tablet 180 degrees.
- The new iPad Pro is quite a handy function to re-scan face. If you have connected an external keyboard, the user need only press any key to start the retrial of face recognition.
Among the disadvantages Miller said only one — according to him, the tablet need to keep a certain way, so that the finger does not cover the sensor Face ID.
Summing up, the journalist stated that Apple engineers have managed to seriously improve Face ID since the iPhone X. Improved scanner is faster, more stable, and I don’t have any significant drawbacks.