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Apple Patent Hints at iPhone With Virtual Buttons Above the Display

Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that showcases designs to bring multi-touch display technology to beyond the screen. Like 3D Touch, the technology provides new options to input, but measures presence and pressure in the opposite direction – i.e., above the display. “The use of one or more proximity sensors in ... Read More »

Apple Patent Hints at iPhone With Virtual Buttons Above the Display

Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that showcases designs to bring multi-touch display technology to beyond the screen. Like 3D Touch, the technology provides new options to input, but measures presence and pressure in the opposite direction – i.e., above the display. “The use of one or more proximity sensors in ... Read More »