Apple filed a patent for a new gadget - the smart ring. Interactive fixture will work in conjunction with the larger "Apple" products such as handsets and tablets.
The Apple fans yet another reason to defer cash and counting down the days until the next presentation - the company is going to please the world with new device like a smartwatch. At this time we are talking about the smart ring, the patent for which was filed by the company.
As noted in the patent application, a fresh release will have a touch pad or touch screen and will allow for tactile feedback to the media, reports The Virge. Besides all this, the ring may incorporate a microphone for sending voice commands. It is envisaged that the device will be able to define human written text, tracking the movements of his hands.
In Apple noted that the introduction of modern fixtures with a touch screen can be inconvenient and inefficient for a number of tasks, and light coming from the screen of your tablet or phone in the specific circumstances of inappropriate and even dangerous. "There is a need to create more successful, more secure, more discreet and more ergonomic interaction with touch panels and touch screens", - underlined in the message.
While Apple has received the patent application - it does not mean that the device definitely will reach the stage of production, and to rejoice the fans of "Apple" products too early. However the potential for the development of this idea has.
Recall that in the market there are smart rings from other manufacturers, which are usually to manage phones and other electronics via Bluetooth. Apple proposes to expand the list of possibilities so that they were used as more convenient in some cases an alternative to the phone.
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