Sensors, Chips & Haptics

Apple adds an Optical Sensor to its Optical Imaging System and more to its Haptic Feedback VR Gaming Gloves

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Apple Invents Water Detecting Pressure Sensors & Advances Smartglasses with Adjustable Optical Layers

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Future iPhones will use Blazingly Fast Line-of-Sight Device-to-Device Communications for Sharing Photos, documents and more

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Apple's fifth patent on integrating gas detecting sensors in iDevices focuses on adding Specialized Pressure Sensors

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Apple Reveals that their Headset Finger Accessory will control content via 3D Air Gestures, Force Sensing & more

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Apple invents a new 'Tactile Friction Feature' that acts like Invisible Controls on Device Housings and Displays

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Apple Patent hints that AirDrop will Adopt Millimeter Wave Antennas and Circuitry for Superior Performance & Security

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Apple's Computer Vision Team is working on using Depth-based Touch Detection for Games & Virtual Keyboards

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Apple Invents a Method of Delivering Electrostatic Haptic Output to Distinct Localized areas of an iDevice Display

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Apple invents a Range Finding Controller to assist users Playing Content in a Mixed Reality Headset

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Apple Invents a MacBook with Biometric Sensors for Health & Presence Sensors to Auto Light Keyboard and Trackpad

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Apple Invents Finger-Mounted Devices to make Typing on a Future MacBook Virtual Keyboard feel Natural

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Apple Won 63 Patents today and one of them is for a Future headset with Next-Gen Haptics and Audio Output

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Apple invents Next-Gen Apple Watch Bands & Fasteners Designed to Keep the Band Snug to Support Biometric Sensors

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Future Virtual MacBook Keyboards will use Deformable Glass that provides a Superior Tactile Experience

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New Apple Patent reveals Finger Devices to be used with a Future Mixed Reality Headset instead of Sensor Gloves

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Apple invents Smart Materials with Advanced sensors & more for Apple Watch Band, iPhone Cover, Headphones and more

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Apple Invents a Multi-Sensor Sleep Monitoring System with Camera & Smart Bedding that analyzes a user's Vital Signs

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Apple Invention Advances Force Touch through to Hardware providing new Controls for Gaming & Video Playback

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Apple Invents Keyless Keyboards for Macs and iPad Pro with Morphing Interface Options for Gaming, Music & more

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