Media event set for September 9, launch likely ~10 days later.
Apple Tablet Likely to Include Front Facing Camera?
This person said Apple has experimented with the ability ... for the gadget to automatically recognize individuals via a built-in camera.While the presence of a front facing camera could allow for this novel use of facial recognition, it would also open up the possibility for video conferencing, which has been a long requested feature for the iPhone. Apple already supports video conferencing with their Mac OS X iChat software, so the ability to tie in video conferencing with their existing technology would be trivial.
The focus of the tablet rumors has been on content deals and multi-touch, though a camera could introduce other interesting features.