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An Apple Patent published today reveals the Secret of how they reduced the iPhone 13 Notch by 20%

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Apple Patent Reveals a new Multi-Coil Voice Coil Motor Drive Architecture offering all-new Autofocus & more

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Apple Invents Enhanced Depth Mapping using Visual Inertial Odometry for iPhone and/or a Table Top Device

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Apple has been granted a 'Folded Camera' patent that could provide Future iPhones with superior Zoom Capabilities

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Apple Patent Reveals an Improved Depth Mapping Scanning Engine for use in Future Devices

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Apple wins a major Light Field Camera patent that will allow iPhone owners to use Gestures to capture scenes from different positions & more

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Apple wins a Patent for an advanced Camera that could Capture 3D Content for Movies or Events in Real Time

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Apple was Granted Two Patents today relating to Time-of-Flight based LiDAR coming to 2021 Pro iPhones

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Apple Reveals an odd standalone camera patent figure in a patent about camera related self-mixing interferometry (SMI) sensors

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Apple has won two camera patents covering light source modules with Adjustable Focus & Electronically Adjustable Optical Shutters

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Apple Invents a 14-Pro Camera Stand & System for making 360º VR Panoramic Videos and Still Photography Creations

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Apple Reveals a Deeper Look at their Future Photodetectors for Touch ID under or on the Display + other Applications

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Apple Reveals a next-gen Face ID Camera that uses a new iTOF system that is powerful enough to use on Future Macs

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Apple Patents Reveal a Camera with Folded Optics that Apple states could apply to a Telephoto Lens and more

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Apple invents Future iPhone Periscope Camera for Superior Zoom Capabilities

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Apple may integrate multiple cameras in future devices with flexible housings to assist users in capturing vastly superior panoramic photos

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Apple Wins Patent for Next-Gen HomePod with Camera System that includes Gaze Controls & Long-Range Face ID

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Apple Wins Patent for a new Camera Flash System that allows a user to capture a photo with varying degrees of Light

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Apple Invents a Data-Secure Sensor System for Security Cameras that will be integrated into future HomePods

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Apple wins a Patent detailing the advancement of their LiDAR Scanning System that could be included in the iPhone 12 Pro

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Apple Advances their next-gen Time-of-Flight (ToF) camera for iDevices providing superior 3D Modeling for Face ID and more

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A Deep Computer Vision, Machine Learning Patent Surfaces Covering the Possible use of Specialty cameras for the iPhone & Wearables

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Apple Patent Reveals some of the Details behind the iPhone 12's ToF Depth-Camera System

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Apple Advances the iPhone's Dot Projector that could be used in both near and Far Field Distances

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Apple is Granted a Patent for a Next-Gen Optical Radiation Projector for iDevices that's used for 3D Mapping & Face ID

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