• Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Huawei made its own FaceID system

Huawei made its own FaceID system

Huawei showed a similar unlocking concept like the one on the iPhone X, which is FaceID. This sensor has the ability to unlock your phone in 0.4 seconds by simply registering infra-red map of your face, while the fingerprint sensor completes this process for 0.2 seconds. At the end of the Huawei Honor V10 model presentation, the Chinese company also introduced its FaceID system, and this is a few things they explained.

Huawei's concept is its own 3D sensor, but without a laser sensor. Instead, they rely on a special camera that can make a depth map of the human face, even without a laser sensor. The camera uses the so-called projection tape,
which collects the tiniest details about the face of the user. The system, demonstrated by Huawei, works with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels, which should be enough to create a 300,000 points in 10 seconds.

This system is used similarly to the concept used by Apple, on the one hand, to register the face of the user who manages the device, and on the other hand to enable animated emoticons (animoji). During the presentation, they show emoticons used on the iPhone, but also bear and anime characters. Huawei also has better registering of all facial movements, it can also track your tongue.

This technology has not yet been implemented in the Huawei Honor V10, and no information is available on which model we will see this system, or when a phone with a FaceID camera can be expected. It is assumed that this concept will see light of the day in the next year when Huawei publishes thir flagship models.