Today you could chalk up another win for Google within the patent department. According to reports the US Patent plus Trademark Office has only granted Google the patent for facial recognition inside Android. The impressive feature arrived with all the Galaxy Nexus plus Android four.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, plus now they have a limited full patents found on the safety choice.
According to the people at PatentBolt now the USPTO have published the facts plus confirmed the patent has been granted to Google. Apple used for anything synonymous back inside 2011, however it is actually somewhat different plus doesn’t relate to the same attributes here which Google’s used for. That plus Google earned the patent for “face unlock” back inside September, this might be the facial recognition aspect of details.
We won’t receive into the speak of the different methods inside that this “security feature” is hacked or worked about, considering it’s nonetheless a function inside progress. Originally we can fake it with a picture, as well as the feature even had a difficult time with darker skin tones, in the event you were wearing glasses, or had a beard. Since then Google’s added blink detection thus we can’t fake it with a photograph, as well as the choice to have numerous looks to unlock a device.
Apparently the patent isn’t merely for facial recognition, however, it furthermore covers a some of the failsafe qualities outlined above too. Next the patent mentions alternative “facial recognition” inventions as well as the whole program inside that it functions for smartphones plus pills. We’d love to understand. Do any of we really utilize face unlock because a feature, or only anything to show neighbors plus family?