Branching out to other body parts, LG G8 comes with palm-reading “Hand ID”

Last year, LG released the G7 ThinQ — by no means a bad phone, but certainly one that struggled to make its mark. At this year’s MWC, LG is announcing its successor, the LG G8, which brings some new features and upgrades to try to stand out where the G7 faded into the background. It’s hard to notice changes on the outside, but LG has done a lot with the updated front-facing camera setup, which it calls the “Z-camera”. What that actually means is that LG is using a ToF sensor that lets the G8 detect motion, gestures, and depth in front of it. LG has really exciting hand-unlocking and gestures ideas And that camera system is getting used for a truly unique feature that LG calls Hand ID: by pulsing an infrared signal at your palm, the G8... Continue reading…

Branching out to other body parts, LG G8 comes with palm-reading “Hand ID”

LG's latest smartphone will authenticate you via the veins in your hand.

Mon 25 Feb 19 from Arstechnica

LG announces the G8 ThinQ and V50 ThinQ, featuring Hand ID, 5G support, and more

The first of the two phones, the LG G8 ThinQ, does look similar to its G7 predecessor, but comes with some new features and upgraded hardware. Instead of an LCD, it has a 6.1-inch OLED (3120x1440, ...

Mon 25 Feb 19 from Techspot

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