• The iPhone X's notch is basically a Kinect

    4 days ago - By The Verge

    Sometimes it's hard to tell exactly how fast technology is moving. "We put a man on the moon using the computing power of a handheld calculator," as Richard Hendricks reminds us in Silicon Valley . In 2017, I use my pocket supercomputer of a phone to tweet with brands.
    But Apple's iPhone X provides a nice little illustration of how sensor and processing technology has evolved in the past decade. In June 2009, Microsoft unveiled this:
    In September 2017, Apple put all that tech in this:
    Well, minus the tilt motor.
    Microsoft's original Kinect hardware was powered by a little-known Israeli...
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