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Apple Won 50 Patents today covering Advanced Speaker Arrays, an Alternative Apple Watch Form Factor, Depth Cameras & more

1 x Cover speaker array granted patent for Apple dec 4  2018  Patently Apple report


The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 50 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we briefly touch on a speaker array that is part of a family of next-gen speakers that started with HomePod; an alternative Apple Watch form factor;and  a 3D depth camera system. Apple was also granted a design patent for a three person sitting bench. And as always, we wrap up this week's granted patent report with our traditional listing of the remaining granted patents that were issued to Apple today.


Rotationally Symmetric Speaker Array


2 X speaker array apple granted patent dec 4  2018 Patently Apple report

Apple's granted patent is part of a larger family of patents covered in these reports: 01, 02, 03, 04 and 05.


Display module for Alternative Apple Watch Form Factor


3 X Apple Watch Different form factor

Patently Apple first covered this as a patent application report back in May 2017 titled "Apple reveals all-new Apple Watch Design with a Display covering the Face and Band."


Optical Pattern Projection


4  X Optical Pattern Projection

Apple's granted patent is part of a larger family of patents covering 3D depth cameras that includes these reports: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08 and 09.


Apple Granted a Design Patent for a Bench


Apple was granted a design patent today for a bench. Whether this was designed for Apple Park facilities or certain Apple Stores is unknown at this time.


5 X -  Apple Design Patent for a Bench D834 841 - Patently Apple report Dec 4  2018


The Remaining Patents granted to Apple Today


6 Apple's Remaining Granted Patents for Dec 04  2018 - Patently Apple report


10.52 - Granted Patent Bar


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