The yet-to-be-revealed Samsung Galaxy S10 might come with a 3D face scanning feature as Samsung is reported to have received recently the patent for the said technology, which is claimed to be advanced than Apple’s Face ID.
The said patent has a biometric camera system intended to support iris recognition which some of the Samsung phones have. This will be done via a near infrared (NIR) light source, partnered with a front-facing camera, an enhanced depth of field imaging lens, and a band pass filter.
With the integration of the 3D face scanning technology, the Samsung Galaxy S10 will have an a new authentication feature in addition to an iris scanner an a possible in-display fingerprint sensor.
The 3D face scanning technology is also capable of proximity sensing, night-vision camera, eye tracking and motion detection, as well as 3D time-of-flight sensor.
Samsung is also reported to be collaborating with Israeli firm for the 3D face scanning technology of the Samsung Galaxy S10 which will likely be unveiled on February 2019.
Source: Patently Apple via HardwareZone Singapore