Metalenz Launches Polar ID Enabling Simple, Secure Face Unlock for Smartphones
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Polar ID @ MWC


June 26-28, 2024 | Shanghai

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Unlock the unseen

Secure, small, affordable face unlock with the only smartphone camera that can capture polarization information. Now running on Snapdragon®, Polar ID is a complete face authentication solution for mobile that harnesses the unique capabilities of metasurfaces. Be among the first to see the unseen with Polar ID.

See what no other camera can see.

Meet Polar ID, a full system solution for smartphone biometrics and beyond. Built around the unique polarized light sorting ability of metasurfaces.
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The only smartphone camera that can capture polarization information to see beyond the limits of current visual systems, bringing new information to mobile devices and mass markets.
small enough to fit in the most challenging form factors, eliminating the need for a large notch in the display.
Polar ID delivers authentication and recognition instantly with a single image, single camera, single illumination source, resulting in drastic reduction of footprint and cost.
security that it doesn’t get fooled by the most sophisticated 3D masks, with substantially higher resolution than existing facial authentication solutions.

Recognition and authentication in a single image

better performance, less hardware, smaller footprint, simpler integration

Securely unlock a billion Androids

1/2 the size, 1/3 the cost of existing structured light solutions
Image of people using mobile device in dark and daylight conditions

Ultra security + convenience, no compromise

all phones, all conditions, dark to daylight

Face unlock done right.

See the key advantages Polar ID has over existing structured light solutions

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