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Payments by facial recognition to be a feature in Galaxy S8

Galaxy S8 to be unveiled this month will blend fingerprint, iris, facial detection to verify users

Sam Kim 

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Samsung needs to make a splash after killing off the fire-prone Note 7, which cost it more than $6 billion and the global lead in smartphones. Photo: Reuters

Electronics Co.’s new will employ technology for mobile payments within months of release, adding cutting-edge security to help the marquee device stand out from rivals such as Apple Inc.’s iPhone, people familiar with the matter said.

The to be unveiled later this month will blend fingerprint, and facial detection to verify users accessing mobile services including Pay, the people said. It’s already working with banks to help them embrace facial recognition systems in coming months, they said, asking not to be identified talking about a private matter. declined to comment.

The Korean company needs to make a splash after killing off the fire-prone Note 7, which cost it more than $6 billion and the global lead in smartphones. Success for the will be crucial to salvaging Samsung’s reputation, especially with de facto chief Jay Y Lee detained in a corruption scandal that’s already led to the ouster of the nation’s president. And it’ll be going up against the new due later in 2017 — the 10th anniversary of the iconic device. While previous Galaxy phones have allowed users to unlock their phones with facial recognition, the would be the first to use the technology to verify financial payment applications.

With mobile security taking on greater importance among consumers, the Korean company has been trying to bolster its facial detection rate over the years, the people said. and facial detection capabilities complement each other: phones can rely on detection when there’s not enough ambient light to recognise facial features. But the smartphone unlocks faster and with more accuracy when it comes to recognising faces.

It’s a technology also sought after by competitors. Apple had acquired facial recognition developers in past years, and won a patent last week for a method to detect faces using information in digital video feeds.
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Payments by facial recognition to be a feature in Galaxy S8

Galaxy S8 to be unveiled this month will blend fingerprint, iris, facial detection to verify users

Galaxy S8 to be unveiled this month will blend fingerprint, iris, facial detection to verify users
Electronics Co.’s new will employ technology for mobile payments within months of release, adding cutting-edge security to help the marquee device stand out from rivals such as Apple Inc.’s iPhone, people familiar with the matter said.

The to be unveiled later this month will blend fingerprint, and facial detection to verify users accessing mobile services including Pay, the people said. It’s already working with banks to help them embrace facial recognition systems in coming months, they said, asking not to be identified talking about a private matter. declined to comment.

The Korean company needs to make a splash after killing off the fire-prone Note 7, which cost it more than $6 billion and the global lead in smartphones. Success for the will be crucial to salvaging Samsung’s reputation, especially with de facto chief Jay Y Lee detained in a corruption scandal that’s already led to the ouster of the nation’s president. And it’ll be going up against the new due later in 2017 — the 10th anniversary of the iconic device. While previous Galaxy phones have allowed users to unlock their phones with facial recognition, the would be the first to use the technology to verify financial payment applications.

With mobile security taking on greater importance among consumers, the Korean company has been trying to bolster its facial detection rate over the years, the people said. and facial detection capabilities complement each other: phones can rely on detection when there’s not enough ambient light to recognise facial features. But the smartphone unlocks faster and with more accuracy when it comes to recognising faces.

It’s a technology also sought after by competitors. Apple had acquired facial recognition developers in past years, and won a patent last week for a method to detect faces using information in digital video feeds.
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Payments by facial recognition to be a feature in Galaxy S8

Galaxy S8 to be unveiled this month will blend fingerprint, iris, facial detection to verify users

Electronics Co.’s new will employ technology for mobile payments within months of release, adding cutting-edge security to help the marquee device stand out from rivals such as Apple Inc.’s iPhone, people familiar with the matter said.

The to be unveiled later this month will blend fingerprint, and facial detection to verify users accessing mobile services including Pay, the people said. It’s already working with banks to help them embrace facial recognition systems in coming months, they said, asking not to be identified talking about a private matter. declined to comment.

The Korean company needs to make a splash after killing off the fire-prone Note 7, which cost it more than $6 billion and the global lead in smartphones. Success for the will be crucial to salvaging Samsung’s reputation, especially with de facto chief Jay Y Lee detained in a corruption scandal that’s already led to the ouster of the nation’s president. And it’ll be going up against the new due later in 2017 — the 10th anniversary of the iconic device. While previous Galaxy phones have allowed users to unlock their phones with facial recognition, the would be the first to use the technology to verify financial payment applications.

With mobile security taking on greater importance among consumers, the Korean company has been trying to bolster its facial detection rate over the years, the people said. and facial detection capabilities complement each other: phones can rely on detection when there’s not enough ambient light to recognise facial features. But the smartphone unlocks faster and with more accuracy when it comes to recognising faces.

It’s a technology also sought after by competitors. Apple had acquired facial recognition developers in past years, and won a patent last week for a method to detect faces using information in digital video feeds.
Bloomberg

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