Three Apple patent filings point to iWatch features
0. phoneArena 19 Jun 2014, 21:18 posted on
The USPTO, as is its wont, revealed a trio of patent applications filed by Apple. All three were dated December 14, 2012 and all three dsealt with features that could appear on the Apple iWatch. As we told you earlier today, the wearable is in trial production, and is expected to launch this coming October. One filing revolves around sensors that are on an Apple iPhone and on a wrist-worn device...
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1. cheetah2k (Posts: 1507; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)
So the first patent is (essentially) for a heartbeat sensor. This has been done before... Why are Apple trying to re-create the wheel every time just with different wording? Its all getting a bit old.
6. techperson211 (Posts: 1168; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)
Not surprise with the naming of apple of their so called innovations . They'll just change the name and "viola" it's their invention. I would still go for conventional watches as it is more valuable overtime just like Rolex .
7. Ninetysix (Posts: 2339; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)
Not surprise with the naming of samsung of their so called innovations . They'll just add galaxy to the name and "viola" it's their invention. I would still go for conventional watches as it is more valuable overtime just like Rolex .
17. techperson211 (Posts: 1168; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)
Having a hard time thinking what to post . Traditional copy edit paste?
10. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 11290; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
You don't a thing about it so how cab you validate your comment?
12. express77 (unregistered)
I already smell a lawsuit.
15. nithyakr (Posts: 148; Member since: 20 Jun 2014)
They are not re-creating the heartbeat sensor, they are trying to capture if your pulse rate (or heartbeat) is rising even if you are still (I haven't seen this feature on any device as of now!). Which means that something is wrong with your heart and then can notify a nearby hospital using the newly released health kit API. Don't be that biased. Who knows, it might actually save your life one day.
20. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
They need to fire someone at the USPTO for giving apple B.S. patemnts that already exist.
2. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 11290; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
Come on Apple. Bring that iwatch to papa.
5. maherk (Posts: 3415; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
I really feel sorry for your parents and people around you for dealing with such a shallow brat daily
9. engineer-1701d (Posts: 3259; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)
one watch to destroy them all
4. techperson211 (Posts: 1168; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)
It'll be just a recycle iPod nano. Now they'll call it iwatch.
13. Donzzy (Posts: 13; Member since: 12 Jun 2014)
Apple once again trying to play the Catch Up game? Lol
14. FingerMyApple (unregistered)
fingering fingering just cant wait :)