The face recognition of iPhone X is one of the main reasons to attract users to buy. While adhering to the idea of diverging advanced technology, apple is going to have facial recognition function for the new iPad next year.
At present, the Taiwan supply chain news shows that Apple will have more VCSEL vertical cavity surface emitting laser modules next year, which is used on the TrueDepth camera system and Face ID.
Before that, there are reports that apple production to VCSEL supplier Finisar invested $390 million, while Finisar will use the investment, will be located in Sherman City, Texas, an area of 700 thousand square feet of factory into the development of VCSEL (vertical cavity surface emitting laser) chip high-tech research and development center.
Combining these two pieces of information before and after the emergence of the next year, Apple will have more VCSEL source, for its iPad product line supply face recognition function seems to be nothing difficult.
Also worth mentioning is that in addition to the introduction of face recognition and full screen, supply chain news said that next year the next generation of iPad will be unveiled in March, and will start experiencing new functions by Pro series. And in the configuration, it is reported that the new iPad next year will be based on the A11X Binoic chip based on TSI 7Nm technology, the performance is worth looking forward to.