As the world’s big two smartphone makers actively embrace the face recognition technology, the competition to get the upper hand in the area of biometric identification is expected to flare up further.
Officials at Samsung Electronics said on March 8, “We decided to have Galaxy S8 mounted with the face recognition function since iris recognition is limited in terms of accuracy and speed of recognition.” They noted, “If face recognition is added, it would contribute to unlocking the smartphone within 0.01 second.
Other sources said, “The development of face recognition technology for the software of the Galaxy S8 has already been completed.”
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