IPhone 8: HomePod firmware provides new details on face detection

Assuming Apple iPhone 8 Picture ForbesIPhone 8 new details – In recent days, new details of the iPhone 8 have surfaced again and again. Many features were discovered by Steve Troughton-Smith and G.Rambo in the firmware of the Apple HomePod. Both developers have now discovered further details when scanning the firmware, including indications for the face detection.

IPhone 8: Source code from HomePod firmware provides new clues

As in the past few days, the developers Steve Troughton-Smith and Guilherme Rambo have discovered new details on the iPhone 8. The new features are dived in the source code of the firmware of Apple’s stationary Speaker HomePod.

New facial recognition details

Where Apple will place the fingerprint sensor, it has been puzzling for weeks. It is also presumed that Apple abandoned completely and only on the secure face recognition method. A series of code lines provides information on face detection in the iPhone 8.

According to the report, the face recognition software could detect special facial features such as a smile or a frown. By means of infrared, recognition of such characteristics is also possible at night or in the dark. It could be that Apple combines the face analysis together with the Irisscanner. Furthermore in the firmware of the HomePod is to be recognizable that the typical Homebutton falls away. A new Homebutton with “Home Indicator” is to be placed at the bottom of the screen. Image: Assuming Apple iPhone 8 Image Forbes



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