The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 28 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's 3D Touch Display Table that was presented in two Apple Stores. One of the stores was Apple's iconic glass cube store on 5th Avenue. Viewing the video below shot from this store is the best way to understand this table that Apple has won a patent for today.
Apple's patent FIG. 1 below shows a top perspective view of a display table; FIG. 6 shows a top view of a display table.
Apple further notes that "In some embodiments, electronic device #200 [iPhones] and display screen #160 may interact (e.g., to provide an immersive experience using electronic device on the background of display screen to provide related content between electronic device and the display screen 160 or to showcase features of the electronic device, such as a 3D touch feature of electronic device [the iPhone].
Apple's granted patent 10,078,387 was originally filed in Q2 2016 and published today by the US Patent and Trademark Office.
The inventors on the patent that we were able to find information on include the follow:
Tracey Finger, Sr. Creative Manager at Apple; Yang Liu, Associate Creative Director; Stephen Waydo, Sensing Algorithms and Health Researcher who worked on the heart rate sensor on Apple Watch; and Israel Pastrana Vicente, Human Interface Designer.
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