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Google is adding support for Face ID-like hardware to Android Q

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Jan 26, 2019 10:07 AM 2+ mon ago

Google is adding support for Face ID-like hardware to Android Q

2019/01/26 3:07pm PDTJan 26, 2019

Both XDA Developers and 9to5Google have spotted another upcoming feature in Android Q: more secure native facial recognition. Think Apple's Face ID rather than Android's existing Trusted Face system. Other OEMs like Xiaomi and Huawei have already shoehorned in their own facial recognition solutions, but now Google is bringing the feature to the (literal) source.

Details are sparse, and most of what we know right now comes courtesy of new error messages discovered by XDA, which indicate Android Q will likely have support for actual, dedicated facial recognition sensors, rather than the current front-facing camera-based solutions. Like other existing biometric authentication methods, the new facial recognition will fall back ...

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