Apple is working on a laser sensor for the camera of the new iPhone 8. This writes Fast Company, citing an anonymous source. This will improve the quality of images and improve the display of objects in augmented reality.
It is noted that Apple plans to use a laser sensor from the VCSEL. With its help, the smartphone will be able to determine the depth of the scene, i.e. the distance between different objects in the frame. Thus, it improves the positioning of objects in augmented reality. In addition, the laser sensor will enhance the quality and speed of autofocus in normal shooting.
"Laser system VCSEL determines the distance that the laser is emitted from the object to the sensor. The system consists of a source (laser SCSEL), lens, sensor and processor. The source claims that the installation of the system on a single smartphone will cost two dollars", — stated in the message.
During WWDC 2017 in early June, Apple introduced system ARKit for augmented reality. The system will be available after the release of iOS 11 at the end of the year.
Presentation of the new iPhone will be held in the fall at the annual conference of Apple. According to rumors, the smartphone will get a 5.8-inch OLED display with a pixel density of more than 521 ppi. Also it can be wireless charging.
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The UN Security Council on Monday, July 24, will hold an extraordinary meeting on the situation in Jerusalem, where the clashes between the Palestinians and the Israelis killed several people. The discussion will take place behind closed doors after the morning session of the Council.
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The head of homeland security and the US cyber command Admiral Michael Rogers believes that now is not the time to create a joint Russian-American group on cyber security. Such opinion as transfers RIA Novosti, he said during a forum on security.