This iPhone 8 Face ID supplier hit record share highs, hinting at the 3D tech's features
When an obscure Austrian sensor maker becomes the best performing blue chip stock in Europe, it is bound to attract analysts' attention. Peeping at the AMS AG product portfolio, it immediately becomes clear why its shares have doubled since the year started.
Face ID is quicker, more secure, and more accurate than Touch IDThe company offers, among other things, sensors and emitters that are said to be part of the face-scanning setup on the upcoming iPhone 8. Moreover, reputed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo lists AMS as one of the component suppliers for the 3D sensing (provisionally dubbed Face ID) that will eventually debut with Apple's new handset, as you can see in his slideshow above explaining the parts that will go into Apple's face authentication tech.
Apple’s pitch come September will be that Face ID is quicker, more secure, and more accurate than Touch ID. People inside Apple say it is.— Mark Gurman (@markgurman) August 6, 2017