20 Sep 2017

Ynet: Israeli developers behind new iPhone X tech

Employees at Apple’s Israeli research and development center came up with the new face recognition concept for the new iPhone model; Final product also traced to Israeli firm PrimeSense, purchased by Apple in 2013.

The new technologies unveiled last week at the launch event for the iPhone X can be traced to none other than the “Start-up Nation”: Israel.

The X model, Apple’s newest and most advanced offering, boasts innovative face recognition capabilities, allowing users to unlock the device using a facial signature and creating animated emojis controlled by their own faces.

A significant portion of the research and development behind these new features was carried out at Apple’s Herzliya R&D hub, a source familiar with the company said.

Read more here: https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5018743,00.html