The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 12 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover a single patent that relates to eye tracking and gaze controls that will apply to all future iDevices, the MacBook and more importantly, for use in your car, in a future gaming console or entertainment system. Controlling a system using advanced eye tracking is tricky and Apple's granted patent discusses how their system will overcome the number one problem facing eye tracking systems today: Troxler fading. Other tech companies that are interested in eye tracking and gaze controls include Sony and Samsung.
The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 12 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today which represents one of the slowest granted patent days in recent years. In this report we cover a single invention relating to strengthening iDevice cover glass. This new process is behind the new Apple Watch and has been branded as Ion-X Glass. Apple was also granted two design patents today. As usual, we wrap up this week's granted patent report with our traditional listing of the remaining granted patents that were issued to Apple today.