Technology to Embed Face ID into MacBook Displays ‘Doesn’t Exist,’ Says Gurman

Technology to Embed Face ID into MacBook Displays ‘Doesn’t Exist,’ Says Gurman

Apple’s first Mac with Face ID is unlikely to be a MacBook because the technology necessary to embed the authentication hardware into a thin notebook display still doesn’t exist, according to well-connected Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman.

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Gurman’s latest thoughts on the subject appeared in the Q&A section of his latest “Power On” newsletter. On whether ‌Face ID‌ will ever come to the Mac, Gurman writes:

Face ID was in the cards for the original M1 iMac. Naturally, the iMac is the thickest Mac with a built-in display since Apple’s laptops have fairly thin screens. At this point, the technology

 
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