Future iOS Devices Will be Able to Recognise Their Owners?
Apple may be looking to add facial recognition to iOS, indirectly backing up previous iTV reports that Apple wants users to be recognized across multiple devices.
It might be Holiday Season and New Years, but for Apple they are busy at work filing new patents, and the latest one is following the path they started in 2009 with the original 'first presence detection patent', and then later a new '3D face and object recognition patent', and the latest seems to point towards a 'fast processing system' to quickly see that the 'owner' of the device is standing in front of the unit, maybe on iPhone to get rid of the 'slide to unlock' and 'password' functions.
You can read the full patent summary over at the source link below!
NEWS SOURCES: iOS Face Detection (via) ItProPortal and Apple Envisions Face Presense Detection (via) PatentlyApple