Apple Won 67 Patents Today covering Woven Apple Watch Bands, ECG GUI, a Design Patent for light fixtures & more
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 67 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we briefly cover patents relating to woven Apple Watch bands; the ECG heart related app user interfaces for the iPhone and Apple Watch; and a design patent covering single and dual lamp fixtures that are presently being used in Apple's Carnegie Library Apple Store as noted in our cover graphic. 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.
Apple Watch Band: Woven Material
Apple's granted patent 10,568,396 relates to a woven material including bonding fibers, and a method of reinforcing a woven material using bonding fibers. These materials could be used with an Apple Watch band, a headband and more.
Apple's patent FIG. 1 above shows an illustrative front view of a wearable band formed from a woven material; FIG. 5 shows an enlarged tapered portion of the wearable band including woven material as depicted in FIG. 1; and FIG. 10 shows a flow chart illustrating a method of reinforcing a woven material.
Health Monitoring UI: ECG APP
Apple has been granted patent 10,568,533 for technique that provide electronic devices with faster, more efficient methods and interfaces for managing health monitoring. Exemplary user interfaces for recording biometric information for use in health monitoring are described. The patent covers Apple's use of an ECG App.
Apple's patent FIG. 6G above illustrates an iPhone illustrating a tutorial for performing initial setup of the ECG management features and the associated ECG application.
Apple wins Design Patent for Carnegie Library Light Fixture
The Remaining Patents granted to Apple Today