Haptics, Sensors & Tactile

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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Apple advances the use of 'Directional Haptics' for future use on an iPhone, Apple Glasses, a VR Headset, Apple TV & more

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Apple patent reveals new 'Actuation Cells' may be integrated into their Beddit Sleep Monitoring System

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Apple was Granted Two Patents today relating to Time-of-Flight based LiDAR coming to 2021 Pro iPhones

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Apple has Won a Patent for Smart Footwear Accessories that are used in context with playing VR Games

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Apple file's a Haptic patent related to their Taptic Engine that introduces the use of an "Inductance Sensor"

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Apple patent reveals a way that will allow users to 'Feel' 3D controls on the surface of an iDevice Display acting as a VR Headset Controller

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Apple Won 43 Patents today covering a Tungsten Haptic Device, Depth Mapping, Antireflective Infrared Coatings & more

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Apple Reveals their new Magnetometer Architecture that will advance Compass and Mapping Apps & Future Gaming

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Apple wins a Patent for a new Notifications System based on Delivering Distinct Hardware-Centric Tactile Sensations

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