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Topic # 222520 15-Aug-2017 16:52
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Sparked from an iPhone thread about the new possible facial rec tech I was wondering who else uses windows hello.

 

I have a surface pro 4 which is my daily and evening go to and I use windows hello. I find it fantastic and never have a problem with it. Logins are instant and never seems to be an issue.

 

What do you think of it.





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  Reply # 1847187 15-Aug-2017 16:59
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I have it on my Surface Laptop, it's quick but does not always work.





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  Reply # 1847211 15-Aug-2017 17:09
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MikeB4: I have it on my Surface Laptop, it's quick but does not always work. 
Same setup & results here for two of my colleagues.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1847234 15-Aug-2017 18:24
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I used it for a couple of weeks on my Surface Book and it worked brilliantly.  Until the Surface Book biometrics in the camera failed.  


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  Reply # 1847239 15-Aug-2017 18:58
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I have it on my X1 - works 40% of the time and coming across from Touch ID it is noticeably more unreliable

 

 

 

So no I don't use it often


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  Reply # 1847242 15-Aug-2017 19:03
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I don't use it, but a bunch of my clients do - none can fault it.





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  Reply # 1847298 15-Aug-2017 21:37
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I use Windows Hello with the laptop's built-in fingerprint reader. It works well and quickly.




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  Reply # 1847363 16-Aug-2017 08:00
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All the time on my Surface Pro 4. Love it. You can repeat its indoctrination/training in various light or with/without glasses etc. to improve its recognition. Also be aware that depending on the angle you have the screen/camera on you might be cutting off part of your face which can be a problem for it.

Once recently after a windows update I had to roll back then update the camera driver to get the camera to work again, but generally in both low and in good light and with my head at all kinds of angles there is no issue, it just works quickly and well and without having to think about it. One thing that confuses it is bright contrasts say from partially open window blinds with sun behind casting a pattern on your face but you can understand that.


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  Reply # 1847374 16-Aug-2017 08:59
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JayADee: All the time on my Surface Pro 4. Love it. You can repeat its indoctrination/training in various light or with/without glasses etc. to improve its recognition. Also be aware that depending on the angle you have the screen/camera on you might be cutting off part of your face which can be a problem for it.

 

After re-training several times, as @JayADee mentions, I've found it pretty reliable on my Dell laptop. It's all I use these days. The bonus is that I now have a long complex password on my Live account that even I can't remember thanks to LastPass.


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  Reply # 1847381 16-Aug-2017 09:08
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I use Windows Hello with Facial Recognition on my work Surface 4 everyday, likely greater than 30 times a day. Latest updates have made the recognition much better. It generally works in full light, low light and no light.

 

I would say the only time things don't work well, is when I'm on a sharp angle, usually to far above or below the camera.


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  Reply # 1847386 16-Aug-2017 09:17
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It pops up whenever it gets the urge on my Windows Phone. Anyone know how to get rid of it ?





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