Apple testing 3D facial recognition technology

PUBLISHED Wed, July 05, 2017 - 7:20pm EDT

Rumor has it Apple is ready to say goodbye to the iPhone's fingerprint reader. According to Bloomberg, the company is looking to replace the Touch ID with face-scanning technology. The Touch ID first came to be in the iPhone 5S when it first hit the market in 2013. The new 3-D sensor is still in the works and is likely to be featured in the next iPhone, Bloomberg said.

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