Haptics, Sensors & Tactile

Apple invents Finger Devices with Haptics to assist users feel 3D objects & provide realistic touch when working with virtual keyboards+

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Apple invents movement-based audio output for iPhone that could be set to sync with a user's walking, running, cycling and dance pace

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A 4th Patent this Quarter focuses on a possible future Handheld Controller system with added Tracking Devices for HMDs, Macs+

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Apple wins patent for a possible future Force Sensing System covering health & biometric features for wearables trackpads and more

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Apple wins patent for new Ribbed Apple Watch Band and Finger Device support structures with hinges for superior adjustability & functionality

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With Apple curiously updating their 3D Touch Patent, could it mean that this feature may make a comeback?

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Apple won patents for keyboards that's operate in both text & gesture modes plus Input Location Correction based on device motion

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Apple wins a patent for Finger Devices with Proximity Sensors having submicron resolution that could detect the tiniest of finger movements

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Apple's work on Possible Future iPhone Solid-State Sidewall Buttons using Force Touch Sensors revealed in new Patent Filing

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Apple Invents a new Shock-Resistant Taptic Engine enclosure for iDevices to ensure features won't Malfunction

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Beyond AirTags for tracking 'things', Apple has invented future 'Wearable Tags' worn on clothing for tracking Health, Fitness & more

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Apple to advance "Fall Detection" by introducing a new Fall Risk Assessment testing process users could take on Mobile Devices

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Apple Invents a VR Game Controller for Shooter Games with Torque Feedback using a Motorized Trigger

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Apple Invents a unique 3D Workspace for devices using Air Input Sensors that allow users to manipulate content on displays in new ways

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Apple Invents Moisture-Insensitive Optical Touch Sensors that will allow an iPhone Display to Function Under Water+

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Apple Wins Two Patents covering Future Touch Sidewall Controls including one for a Foldable Device

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Apple Invents a new Airflow Sensor that is designed to deliver Superior Audio for Future devices such as the iPad Pro

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Apple Files for a Glass MacBook patent with a full Side-to-Side Trackpad that uses a Force Input/Haptic Output Interface

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Apple invents U-Shaped finger accessory devices for Head Mounted Devices with Ultrasonic Sensors that sense motion, in-air gestures+

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Apple invents new Resonating Microstructures for a sleep tracking device that measures biological vibrations to monitor the Heart+

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A new Smart Ring patent from Apple describes it as a controller for an MR Headset that will also allow users to feel object textures and more

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An Apple Patent published this week describes the use of Machine Learning within a new Sleep Stage Tracking System

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The U.S. Patent Office published a 2nd Apple Ring patent today that uses a Self-Mixing Interferometry Sensor-based Gesture System

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Apple reveals advanced Finger-Mounted Device and Ring Accessories to Assist future MR Headset users maneuver and work in 3D spaces

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An Apple patent reveals a future Force Sensor System delivering advanced Health and Biometric features for Wearables, MacBook Trackpads+

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An Apple Patent covers possible future MacBook and Magic Keyboards providing users with Dynamically Adjustable Keys

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Apple patents a Flexible Light Guide System that could be integrated into flexible materials like a fabric Apple Watch Band or VR Glove

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Apple Invents & Wins a Patent for future Keyboards with keys that could be Dynamically Adjusted based on user preferences

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Apple wins a Patent that reveals possible Future Side-of-Device Input Surfaces for easy UI Scrolling and more

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Apple is considering the use of Horizontal Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers (HCSEL) for Under Display Biometrics for Apple Watch, iPhone+

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Apple wins a Patent for Illuminated Input Formations that could be used on MacBooks, next-gen CarPlay cluster, a Game Machine, TV+

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Apple Invents a new Under Display Sensor System for Touch ID, In-Air Gesturing, Gaze-Tracking, Health and much more

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A rumor pointed to a skin temperature sensor coming to Apple Watch and an Apple patent aims the sensor at AirPods & Watch Bands

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Apple has Invented a next-gen smart Stand-Alone Water Detector for Apple Watch & iPhones that could support Extreme Sporting

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Apple Invents Mixed Reality Smart Gloves Designed to provide VR Gamers with Heightened Sensory Experiences

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A Major series of patents from Apple reveal a next-gen Force Sensor System coming to devices known and yet to Surface

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Apple Invents a Smart Ring Device with Input Mechanisms in the form of a mini–Touch Pad and/or Scroll Ball

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Apple has won a patent for Flexible Interactive materials that provide Haptics for wearable devices, clothing, MacBooks & more

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Apple Invents "Localized Haptics" that could be placed under segments of a Future MacBook's Main Touch Display, a Vehicle Steering Wheel+

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