Face detection the Samsung Galaxy S8 will be used to confirm payments
The source added preliminary information about the smartphone Samsung Galaxy S8 of interesting detail. As you know, the unit is credited with support for biometric authentication based on face recognition. According to new data, this function will be used not only to unlock the device. Users of the Samsung Galaxy S8 will be able to use the biometric authentication based on facial recognition to confirm a payment service, Samsung Pay.
Unlock based on face recognition is already available in other Galaxy smartphones, but the model S8 will be the first where the face detection function will be associated with financial transactions.
Note that the facial recognition in the Galaxy S8 will complement the work of the iris scanner to improve accuracy and speed. Allegedly, unlock smartphone with this approach executes in less than 0.01 s.
To read the iris is a separate camera with a resolution of 3.7 MP. In addition to her on the front surface of the smartphone has a camera resolution of 8 MP with auto focus. Resolution main camera source does not, but clarifies that it will not be doubled. One of the cameras of the smartphone, reportedly, will be able to shoot at a rate of 1000 K/s.
Source: CDR info