Facial Recognition, Beacon-Based Geofencing, Liquid Metal Technology Among New Apple Patents

Patently Apple explains, Apple’s newly granted patent covers the use of facial recognition to lock and unlock a mobile device, adding a layer of security to their devices. Apple’s new beacon-based geofencing patent “covers their invention relating to methods, program products, and systems for multi-tier geofence detection.” This includes their indoor mapping technology, as Business Solutions Magazine reported. The technology uses wireless transmitters such as Wi-Fi transmitters, Bluetooth beacons, RFID, or other wireless transmission devices, that then transmit signals to mobile devices. It combines the mapping of static structures with the geolocation technology of tracking devices.”

http://www.bsminfo.com/doc/facial-recognition-beacon-based-geofencing-liquid-metal-technology-apple-patents-0001


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