NFC technology could lead to more control over electronics

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Apple continues to show interest in NFC technology It is no secret that technology giant Apple has taken an acute interest in NFC technology. Though the company’s interest in the technology may be common knowledge, the exact details concerning its use of the technology are often shrouded in secrecy. A new patent application filed by Apple sheds some light on how the company plans to use NFC technology in the future to some degree. The patent suggests that Apple is working on creating systems, methods, and devices that can lead…

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Apple files patent for head-mounted augmented reality system

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Apple begins to show revitalized interest in augmented reality As one of the world’s largest and most innovative technology companies, Apple is often on the cutting edge of gadgetry and the application of interactive technologies. The company has adopted a keen interest in NFC technology, which will be used in the company’s upcoming iPhone 5. NFC is not the only interactive technology that Apple is interested in, however, as it has begun showing more favor for augmented reality. The company seems to be reviving its augmented reality initiatives, many of…

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Augmented reality system detailed in new Apple patent

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Apple wins patent for head-mounted augmented reality system Apple has won a patent form the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the development of a head-mounted augmented reality system. Thus far, Google has been the biggest name in the head-mount augmented reality arena. The company has been flaunting the uses of its ambitious Project Glass system, taking every opportunity to show off its high-tech capabilities. Apple will soon enter into the augmented reality battlefield with its own head-mounted product, which may end up being more sophisticated than its competitor. System…

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Wave of patents from Apple point toward new iPads using AR technology


Apple is making a move toward augmented reality according to a sudden string of patent filings emerging last week. Thus far, these patents are linked to the development of a next generation iPad, which will be equipped with a transparent display. This high-tech feature will put AR to good use, as the display will be fully customizable and will interact with the environment according to user specifications. The company has previously been understated in their interest in augmented reality, but these new patents show that Apple is not keen to…

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