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The iPhone of the future could recognize your face through sound waves according to this patent

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With so much speculation about security systems appearing in the rumors, this new patent they have discovered in AppleInsider adds something else to the betting game: a system of speakers with which we can recognize our face through sound waves .

The iPhone of the future could recognize your face through sound waves according to this patent
The iPhone of the future could recognize your face through sound waves according to this patent

These speakers may hide at the edges of the iPhone screen and produce sound waves capable of penetrating the device’s cover. Our face would be “drawn” after those waves bounce off our face . From that point on, the only thing left to do is to compare the data obtained with that of a previously configured pattern and we have a biometric authentication system in place.

The grace of this patent is that it allows the speakers to be placed under the screen or on its edges, so that does not involve sacrificing any space or compromising the design of the iPhone . What is already more doubtful is whether we will see something like this on the iPhone that will be presented this fall or whether we will continue with only a Touch ID sensor, whether it is hidden under an OLED panel or not.

But it is clear that Touch ID may fall short in the future : Apple wants to greatly improve the authentication systems of its iPhone, and in all those rumours it is proven that we will see it in a few months or a few years. You can see the full patent report on the website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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