Similar depth information can be obtained by using the double FaceID system based on infrared camera, and even using the latest Google Pixel Dual 2 pixel technology intelligent mobile phone camera, produced the parallax effect enough to finish the work. But apple is developing new sensors to produce more accurate and powerful results.
Bloomberg said that apple is currently 3D induction system to seek suppliers, however, is still not fully determine the technology will be 2019IPhoneStandard. According to reports, 2019 iPhone will retain the TrueDepth sensor, the Apple Corp is trying to create the 3D sensor for the back, in order to provide 3D perception functions in both sides of the equipment.
The Apple Corp has ARKit on iOS devices show some very impressive examples of augmented reality deeply, and the Apple Corp hope to promote the development of augmented reality by adding hardware library, the timetable may be uncertain, but the 3D sensor is fully in line with the recent performance of Apple Corp.