Android Ice Cream Sandwich to feature Facial Recognition, List of apps in Samsung Nexus Prime for Verizon

Android Ice Cream Sandwich to feature Facial Recognition

We are all excited to see the next version of Android Ice Cream Sandwich which should arrive in just few weeks with the next Google Nexus phone rumored as Google Nexus Prime, Samsung Nexus Prime, Galaxy Prime or Droid Prime etc. Rumors are flooded over the Internet suggesting the Nexus Prime will be release in late October and Verizon might get it exclusively as Droid Prime, the latest clue we got is a list of application or apk files suppose to be run on the device with Ice Cream Sandwich (checkout leaked screenshots of ICS). Let’s have a look at the list:

  • BIP.apk
  • BackupRestoreConfirmation.apk
  • Bluetooth.apk
  • BooksTablet.apk
  • BrowserGoogle.apk
  • Calculator.apk
  • CalendarGoogle.apk
  • CalendarProvider.apk
  • CameraGoogle.apk
  • CertInstaller.apk
  • ChromeBookmarksSyncAdapter.apk
  • Contacts.apk
  • ContacsProvider.apk
  • DefaultContainerService.apk
  • DeskClockGoogle.apk
  • DownloadProvider.apk
  • DownloadProviderUi.apk
  • DrmProvider.apk
  • EmailGoogle.apk
  • ExchangeGoogle.apk
  • FaceLock.apk
  • Galaxy4.apk
  • GalleryGoogle.apk
  • GenieWidget.apk
  • Gmail.apk
  • GoogleBackupTransport.apk
  • GoogleContactSyncAdapter.apk
  • GoogleEarth.apk
  • GoogleFeedback.apk
  • GoogleLoginService.apk
  • GooglePackageVerifier.apk
  • GooglePartnerSetup.apk
  • GoogleQuickSearchBox.apk
  • GoogleServicesFramework.apk
  • GoogleTTS.apk
  • HTMLVierwer.apk
  • HoloSpiralWallpaper.apk
  • IMSFramework.apk
  • KeyChain.apk
  • LatinIMEDictionaryPack.apk
  • LatinImeGoogle.apk

 

  • Launcher2.apk
  • LiveWallpapers.apk
  • LiveWallpapersPicker.apk
  • Maps.apk
  • Microbes.apk
  • Music2.apk
  • MusicFX.apk
  • NetworkLocation.apk
  • MarketUpdater.apk
  • MediaProvider.apk
  • MediaUploader.apk
  • OneTimeInitializer.apk
  • PackageInstaller.apk
  • PhaseBeam.apk
  • Phone.apk
  • Phonesky.apk
  • PlusOne.apk
  • SDM.apk
  • Settings.apk
  • SettingsProvider.apk
  • SetupWizard.apk
  • SoundRecorder.apk
  • Stk.apk
  • Street.apk
  • SyncMLSvc.apk
  • SystemUI.apk
  • TagGoogle.apk
  • Talk.apk
  • TelephoneProvider.apk
  • Thinkfree.apk
  • UserDictionaryProvider.apk
  • VZWAPNlib.apk
  • VZWAPNService.apk
  • Videos.apk
  • VisualizationWallpapers.apk
  • VoicDialer.apk
  • VoiceSearch.apk
  • VpnDialogs.apk
  • YouTube.apk

Surprisingly the list above doesn’t include any Verizon bloatware, that’s logicial since Nexus Prime or Droid prime is an official Google Nexus phone which will feature stock Android Ice Cream Sandwich. The most interesting app on the list is FaceLock.apk — If you can remember, back in May at Google I/O 2011 keynote a kind of facial recognition software were demoed. Now it seems Google to intregrate it in Ice Cream Sandwich, recent info also suggest Google working on new Camera API’s. This could be use to unlocking your android device and some sort of facial tracking for better camera features simialr to digital camera sunch as smile shot, focusing on subject, image stabilization in video chat. Watch below the demo video of Google Andriod Face recognition:
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXihfs7DKPE[/youtube]

So, what you think? Are you excited to unlock your Android smartphone/tablet just looking at it? Also when the API’s will avaible, developers will also come out with their apps using the facial recognition technology. Stay tuned with us at Facebook and Twitter, Google Plus to get updates on latest Nexus Prime. via. source.