Samsung Galaxy S8 may redeem slow iris scanning with ultra-fast face recognition


Samsung might not be cramming its new Galaxy S8 handset with powerful iris scanning tech, but its face recognition capabilities could be off the hook. South Korean outlet The Investor reports that – in addition to the previously rumored iris scanner and fingerprint reader – Samsung’s upcoming flagship device will also feature boosted face recognition, adding yet another layer of biometric security. Citing fellow local media Korea Economic Daily, the publication suggests the phone-maker is already testing prototypes. “Due to some limits of iris scanning such as speed and accuracy, we have decided to add facial recognition to the Galaxy S8,” a Samsung official told the Korea…

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