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Apple awards USD 390 mln to Face ID firm Finisar

Wednesday 13 December 2017 | 15:26 CET | News
Apple has announced the award of USD 390 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund to help optical communications component company Finisar increase its R&D spending and high-volume production of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs). The devices power some of Apple's most popular new features, including Face ID, Animoji and Portrait mode selfies made possible with the iPhone X TrueDepth camera, as well as the proximity-sensing capabilities of AirPods.

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Companies: Apple / Corning / Finisar
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