• 2020 iPhones to feature 3D sensing rear cameras

    1 month ago - By Geeky Gadgets

    Apple is expected to ditch the notch in the 2020 iPhones, the company is also expected to introduce some other new hardware to the handsets. According to a recent report next years iPhones will come with a ToF 3D sensing camera, Apple has apparently already been discussing this with its manufacturing partners. Apple has reportedly...
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  • Apple Readies 3D Sensing Rear Camera Component Supplies for 2020 iPhones

    Apple Readies 3D Sensing Rear Camera Component Supplies for 2020 iPhones

    1 month ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple has asked one of its manufacturing partners to ready components for use in rear Time-of-Flight camera lenses said to be coming to next year's iPhone lineup, according to DigiTimes .
    Apple has reportedly asked its supply chain partner to supply VCSEL components for use in rear ToF camera lens in its mobile devices to be released in 2020, according to supply chain sources. Multiple sources have claimed that Apple's 2020 iPhones will include a laser-powered time-of-flight 3D rear camera that will result in significant improvements to AR experiences, including Bloomberg 's Mark Gurman...
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  • Digitimes: time-of-flight 3D sensor coming to rear camera in 2020 iPhone

    Digitimes: time-of-flight 3D sensor coming to rear camera in 2020 iPhone

    1 month ago - By 9to5Mac

    A Digitimes report this morning claims that Apple is working with supply chain partners to ready a time-of-flight 3D sensing camera system for the rear camera. This feature would debut in the 2020 iPhone revision.
    A time-of-flight VCSEL is similar to the infrared TrueDepth camera system found in iPhones today on the front of the device, which enables Face ID. Adding such a 3D-sensing system to the back camera would enable higher-fidelity 3D photo captures, potentially opening up new augmented reality opportunities.
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