Live from Apple’s iPhone 8 / iPhone X event

Live from Apple’s iPhone 8 / iPhone X event

 

Animoji now. They are controlled with your face, allowing you to change expressions of emoji you use.

Brian HeaterA FEW SECONDS AGO

Matthew PanzarinoA MINUTE AGO

Schiller admits ‘evil twins’ is a weak point. Face ID works with Apple Pay. Apps work with Face ID that worked with TouchID.

Matthew Panzarino2 MINUTES AGO

Schiller says that Face ID is 1 in 1,000,000

Matthew Panzarino3 MINUTES AGO

All of this is done locally on device and stored in secure enclave. None of it is sent to a server.

Brian Heater3 MINUTES AGO

Matthew Panzarino3 MINUTES AGO

Apple says that wearing a hat, glasses or new hairstyle will not fool FaceID. And it adapts over time. It can’t be spoofed by a photograph. Schiller says that the team used hollywood mask makers to prevent FaceID from being fooled.

Brian Heater4 MINUTES AGO

Matthew Panzarino4 MINUTES AGO

That A11 neural engine features a Dual-core design that performs 600 billion operations per second.

Matthew Panzarino5 MINUTES AGO

The A11 Bionic ‘neural engine’, which Apple defines as specialized hardware built for a set of machine learning algorithms.

Matthew Panzarino5 MINUTES AGO

Schiller name drops neural networks used to create a mesh of your face to match with the version that you recorded previously.

Brian Heater6 MINUTES AGO

Matthew Panzarino6 MINUTES AGO

Look at your phone to unlock. Enabled by a True Depth camera system. Infrared camera, flood illuminator, dot projector and more are all packed into the top of your iPhone.

Matthew Panzarino7 MINUTES AGO

Schiller officially introduces Face ID

Matthew Panzarino7 MINUTES AGO

Schiller is working through the ways iPhones have unlocked, like TouchID.

Matthew Panzarino8 MINUTES AGO

Now we’re talking about unlocking.

Matthew Panzarino8 MINUTES AGO

Side button is now Siri.

Brian Heater8 MINUTES AGO

Matthew Panzarino9 MINUTES AGO

Swipe up from the bottom to go home on the iPhone. Works in any app too.

Brian Heater9 MINUTES AGO

Brian Heater9 MINUTES AGO

Matthew Panzarino9 MINUTES AGO

Tap on the screen to wake up or raise to wake iPhone X

Matthew Panzarino10 MINUTES AGO

iPhone X has a ‘Super Retina’ display, which supports HDR in Dolby Vision and HDR10 and True Tone.

Brian Heater11 MINUTES AGO

Matthew Panzarino11 MINUTES AGO

2046×1125 resolution. 455 PPI.

Brian Heater11 MINUTES AGO

Matthew Panzarino11 MINUTES AGO

It comes in Space Grey and Silver, with a Super Retina display.

Brian Heater12 MINUTES AGO

Matthew Panzarino13 MINUTES AGO

Now we’re talking about the next iPhone. iPhone X.

Brian Heater14 MINUTES AGO

Matthew Panzarino14 MINUTES AGO

iPhone 64GB $699, 256GB price? iPhone 8 Plus starts at $799 64GB, 256GB price unknown. September 15th order, 22nd available. iOS 11 Tuesday 19th.

Brian Heater17 MINUTES AGO

Matthew Panzarino17 MINUTES AGO

Apple is showing off public places and cars etc with wireless charging built into furniture and consoles. Not just a ‘pad’, Apple is selling a future where charging points are ‘in the world’.

Matthew Panzarino18 MINUTES AGO

Apple announces wireless charging for iPhone 8

Matthew Panzarino18 MINUTES AGO

Apple emphasizing that its cameras and A11 processor have been optimized for AR. An advantage over the fragmented Android hardware-scape.

Matthew Panzarino19 MINUTES AGO

One clever detail, spatial audio with sound occlusion from digital objects in the game. That’s something I’ve been hearing from AR developers a lot. If you want to create a believable world, the signals other than visual are even more important.

Brian Heater19 MINUTES AGO

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