Apple Won 43 Patents Today Covering Multiplayer Gaming, Ride Hailing for Maps, Home Automation with Siri, Glass Metal & more
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 43 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today to kick off 2019. In this particular report we cover Multiplayer Gaming, Ride Hailing for Maps, Home Automation with Siri, Glass Metal, Apple Pencil and a design patent for Fabric. We wrap up this week's granted patent report with our traditional listing of the remaining granted patents that were issued to Apple today.
Patent #1: Multiplayer Gaming Support
Apple's newly granted patent (#10,166,469) covers their invention that relates to persistent game sessions with multiplayer support. Review the full patent here.
Patent #2: Ride Hailing in Apple Maps
Apple's newly granted patent (#10,168,164) covers their invention relating to ride hailing in Apple Maps. For more details on this invention read Patently Apple's 2017 report here.
Patent #3: Home Automation using Siri
Apple's newly granted patent (#10,170,123) covers their invention relating to natural language processing and, more specifically, to the use of a virtual assistant (Siri) with natural language processing to control electronic devices within a home. For more details you could review Patently Apple's original patent application report here.
Apple Pencil: Apple was granted two major granted patents for Apple Pencil in July. Today Apple was granted patent (#10,168,804) for Apple pencil that carries the same graphics as those found in our July report.
Glass Metal: Apple was granted patent #10,166,740 titled "Methods of forming metallic glass multilayers." The invention relates to liquid metal, the material, and not the company that uses that name. You could review it in full here.
Design Patent: Fabric
Apple was granted an original design patent today (#D836,922) for "Fabric" with a single image associated with it has noted below. This likely relates to a smart fabric. You could review our "Smart Fabric" Archive of Apple Patents here.
The Remaining Patents granted to Apple Today