Apple invests $ 390 million in production of lasers for Face ID

Finisar will receive the money, which will   them factory on   production of VSCEL lasers   at.   Texas

Apple invests $ 390 million in production of lasers for Face ID

Apple said   that invests $ 390   million in   Finisar   - the manufacturer of microcircuits. This money will come from   special fund of Apple to support innovation and   job creation by American manufacturers.

On   what will they spend

On   These millions Finisar will launch in   The city of Sherman (Texas) is a factory for   production of vertical-emitting lasers (VSCEL). The company plans to hire about 500 specialists and   start production in   second half of 2018.

Why is Apple

The factory will produce VSCEL lasers that provide Face ID, animoji and   portrait mode for taking pictures in   the latest iPhone models.

TO   word, money from   fund, Apple received and   Corning, which   including producing glasses for mobile devices under the brand Gorilla Glass. But   them   allotted almost   two times less   - $ 200   million.

Source: Apple

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