Google doesn’t want people to keep on perusing releases and rumors about its smartphones, and beginning this year, the Mountain View company has chosen to offer information about the Pixel phones some time before their official reveal.
There’s a great deal of interest for the upcoming Pixel 4, and Google figures there’s an approach to further expand the hype around its flagship by uncovering tidbits of information about the gadget.
Today, the company uncovered details about the technology behind two new highlights coming to Pixel 4: face unlock and gesture controls. In a blog entry, Google clarifies that it’s been chipping away at Soli, a motion-detecting radar that is commonly used to detect planes and other large objects.
Google Miniaturized a Radar Used to Detect Planes
Google figured out how to make a miniaturized version of the motion radar and put it at the highest point of the Pixel 4 so that the phone can sense small movements about the phone. With the assistance of unique software algorithms and advanced hardware, Pixel 4 can perceive motions and detect when the user is nearby.
As indicated by Google, the Pixel 4 will be the first smartphone to include Soli, its new Motion Sense highlights, which will enable users to skip songs, snooze alarms, and silence phone calls by basically waving their hands. Google additionally mentions that Motion Sense will be accessible “in select Pixel countries.”
Next up, face unlock is another new component coming to Pixel 4. Thanks to Soli, Pixel 4 perceives the user’s face and unlocks itself in an increasingly streamlined way. Current technology incorporated in the phone requires users to lift the phone as far as possible up, pose in a certain way, wait for it to unlock, and then swipe to get to the home screen.
However, Pixel 4 will turn on the face unlock sensors as you go after the phone, perceiving that the user may want to unlock it. In case the software algorithms and unlock sensors recognize the user, the phone will open quickly as it is gotten, across the board movement.
Additionally, Google claims that Pixel 4’s face unlock component will work in practically any direction, regardless of how you’re holding the phone. Additionally, you’ll have the option to use it for secure payments and app authentication.
To the extent the accuracy goes, Google says that the Pixel 4 “should have the option to recognize you, and just you, without any fuss,” but that remains to be seen.
Pixel 4 Face Unlock Feature is More Secure than Ever
One other significant thing uncovered by Google is the manner by which secure the face open element truly is. The search giant claims face unlock uses facial acknowledgment technology that processes the images straightforwardly on the phone, and that the data obtained never leaves the Pixel 4.
Moreover, all images used for face unlock are not spared or shared with other Google services, rather, everything is stored in the phone’s Titan M security chip. Additionally, all Soli sensor data that is handled on the Pixel 4 will not be spared or shared with other Google services.
Although the two highlights uncovered today are far from being new for the smartphone industry, it would seem that Google’s approach will make the difference. In theory, face unlock is quicker method to open your smartphone than the fingerprint sensor, however just if the technology works just like Google describes it in the blog post.
Google says the Pixel 4 will be formally presented in fall, however we’re anticipating that the phone to be accessible on the market at some point in October, so there’s a ton of time that Google can use to disclose even progressively new features that will pack inside its upcoming flagship.
Specifications of Google Pixel 4
The Pixel 4 is said to be coming with
- a full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) display
- resolution is slightly higher than the full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display
- a new RAM chip on the Pixel 4 models
- come with 6GB of RAM over the 4GB RAM accessible on the past Pixel gadgets
- have a 128GB storage option
- come with a square camera bump
- have at least two traditional image sensors
- an LED flash module
- A third sensor is also seen at the back
- support a 16 megapixel image sensor
- a telephoto lens
- an infrared camera at the front