Thursday, November 09, 2017

iPhone X Uses ST IR Sensor for Face ID

TechInsights updates its Apple iPhone X teardown report to include Face ID cameras. The IR camera responsible for taking structured light image of the face is confirmed to be made by ST:


The ToF proximity sensor comes from ST too, naturally:


Thanks to GM for the pointer!

3 comments:

  1. Does anyone know if this is a global shutter sensor?

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  2. I doubt that it's a global shutter, considering the size of the whole module.

    I do have another question : Are the two sensor working together ?
    Is the ToF sensor used to provide lighting for the IR camera ?

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  3. Could you please elaborate, what is the relationship between module size and the type of pixel?

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