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07.29.19
Google paid passers-by for face scans to improve the Pixel 4
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Google paid passers-by for face scans to improve the Pixel 4

The off-the-street input was meant to improve face unlock's accuracy.

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03.04.15
You can unlock this smartphone with the blood vessels in your eyes
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03.04.15

You can unlock this smartphone with the blood vessels in your eyes

Tired of punching in numbers or swiping strange patterns to unlock your smartphone? Fingerprint an...

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10.12.12
Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque
10.12.12

Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque

While Apple has flirted with biometric-based patents before, we've yet to see them implemented in...

By N. Lee,   10.12.12
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09.04.12
Google wins face-to-unlock for multiple users patent, makes us hungry for Android support
09.04.12

Google wins face-to-unlock for multiple users patent, makes us hungry for Android support

Google has won a face-to-unlock patent that seems to let multiple users share one "computing devic...

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03.29.12
Samsung tweaking Face Unlock to require blinking, smiling still optional
03.29.12

Samsung tweaking Face Unlock to require blinking, smiling still optional

Still paranoid about a friend sneaking past your four-dot-oh facial security and revealing all you...

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