How Apple's LiDAR Sensor Differs From The One On Its 'TrueDepth' Face ID

Apple's first use of LiDAR was introduced alongside the 2020 iPad Pro.

The technology uses a similar method to its famous Face ID face recognition, but somehow differs in a lot of ways.

In a teardown session with iFixit, disassembling a 2020 iPad Pro revealed a camera module that packs a 10MP ultra-wide lens, a 12MP wide camera, and a scanner, or LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging).