Q&A: How Apple's Face ID facial recognition works
September 28, 2017
In mid-September, Apple unveiled its new Face ID facial recognition system , which is due to debut with the iPhone X on Nov. 3. The system lets users unlock their phones just by glancing at them, but has also raised privacy questions and some anxieties over whether someone could force you to unlock your phone by pointing it at your face.
On Wednesday, Apple offered some in-depth explanations about the pains it's taking to protect your privacy in an update to its website.
Here's what you need to know about how Face ID works and the precautions Apple has taken for privacy and security.