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Apple invents a new kind of Hand Controller that is designed to work with HMDs, Macs, iDevices, a TV, Gaming Devices & more

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Apple wins a Patent for an iPhone/iPad Adapter accessory device for Camera Stabilizers aimed at Photographers and Vloggers

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The Detailed Patent behind the iPhone Mount supporting Apple's Continuity Camera Features for MacBooks was Published today

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Apple invents Hinged Systems that could be applied to future Apple Watch Bands, Finger Devices & Foldable HMD Head Straps

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Apple wins a patent covering a Smart Ring that uses NFC and is able to act as a Vision Pro Controller with In-Air Gestures

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Apple wins a patent for an Apple Watch Band that could include display segments to show icons and notifications

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Apple continues to refine one of their Smart Ring patents for future Macs, Smartglasses, TV, iPhone & more

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Apple wins Patent for a possible future Detachable Speaker Accessory that could deliver Superior Audio for Apple Vision Pro

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Four new Apple HMD-Centric patents were published this week with one covering an ongoing project related to ‘Media Glasses’

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Two Apple Patents this week covered the use of Finger Devices for Vision Pro, Future Smartglasses, iPad & Macs

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Apple wins a patent for a Physical Control Device that sits atop a Touch Display when needed and more

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Apple wins Patent for a Deployable 'Key Mouse' for a possible future compact Keyboard Design for Macs and/or iPad

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Apple invents a Future Accessory System for Apple Vision Pro that will allow users to add additional speakers, advanced cameras & more

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While Apple's 'Standby' Patent was fulfilled in iOS 17, Apple envisions this feature expanding to special iPhone cases for sports, games & more

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Six Apple ‘Finger Device' patents have been published in 6 weeks with today’s being focused on finger devices for large virtual keyboards

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Apple wins a patent for an Optical Tracking System with panoramic optical scanners to assist game controllers for a console or Vision Pro

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Apple wins patent for new Ribbed Apple Watch Band and Finger Device support structures with hinges for superior adjustability & functionality

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Apple won patents for keyboards that's operate in both text & gesture modes plus Input Location Correction based on device motion

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Apple wins a patent for Finger Devices with Proximity Sensors having submicron resolution that could detect the tiniest of finger movements

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Apple Advances their HMD-Styled iPhone Case by Focusing on its Authentication Process to active the Headset

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Apple has won a Major Patent for a Projection System for Macs and other devices like a Lamp to Capture and Project 3D Images & more

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An Apple patent describes the Vision Pro prescription lens System & a New Vending Machine concept for purchasing Vision Pro parts

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Apple has won a patent for a Mysterious 'Companion Device' for Apple Vision Pro that Oddly resembles a possible AirTag Spin-Off

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Apple has won a major smart ring patent designed to control companion device UI's, speed scroll documents, use in-air gestures with Macs+

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Apple wins a Patent for a Magic Keyboard-Like Accessory with a Slidable Keyboard Feature & Possible Secondary Touch Display

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An Apple Patent describes a smart ring that could be used with Macs, Apple TV box, iPad, iPhone, AR Glasses & more

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Apple wins a patent for Vision Pro Finger Devices that will allow a user to feel different textures, motion, resistance and more

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Apple won patents for a new Wearable Device with Directional Audio & a new AirPods Case in a wearable Form Factor

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Yesterday Apple was granted 42 patents covering advanced Finger Devices with advanced sensors for HMD Gaming & much more

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Apple wins a patent relating to their new iOS 17 Feature called 'StandBy' that could expand to specialized cases in the future

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Apple won a patent this week covering possible future accessories for iPhone & iPad including a simple HMD-styled iPhone case+

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Update June 19, 2023: Apple's first patent for an iPhone docking station / accessory dates back to 2010. 

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Apple patent reveals Apple Pencil could gain an Acoustic Resonator that will allow it to be found via the 'Find My' App

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Beyond AirTags for tracking 'things', Apple has invented future 'Wearable Tags' worn on clothing for tracking Health, Fitness & more

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Apple wins a patent for a Ring Input Device that can control XR Headset activity like opening a document, GUI menu, Scrolling & more

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