Apple is leaning towards different tech than what appears in the TrueDepth system in the iPhone X, which uses a laser dot pattern to measure a face for 3D imaging.
The tech under consideration would instead use a laser to bounce off objects then measure the distance to create a 3D picture. The line of sight method would improve the display of AR objects in the surrounding environment.
TrueDepth would still appear in the forward-facing sensor system.
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