Apple has patented the design in iOS icons Passbook 8




Apple continues to record in the Patent Office and Trademark Office United States patent on the design of the interface iOS. On Friday, as reported by PatentlyApple, the company has applied to the image of the updated icon Passbook. Logo reflects the application of its new features in iOS 8.


“October 3, 2014 the Patent Office and Trademark United States Patent Application Publication No. Apple’s updated icon Passbook. It added a new feature Apple Pay fourth stripe of red. The actual date of filing of the application – 29 September. Apple notes that the new Passbook stores boarding passes, tickets, gift cards and other data and, if necessary, automatically displays them on the lock screen. With the launch of Apple Pay application allows you to manage the purchases. ”

Passbook service runs from 24 September 2012. It provides the ability to store the iPhone airline tickets, boarding passes, tickets to movies, concerts and other events, bonus cards, coupons and gift certificates. In addition, it allows you to track a variety of changes associated with coupon services and systems of bonuses. With the release of iOS 8 and running billing service Apple, in Passbook will be able to store digital analogs of credit cards and use them to pay in shops, restaurants, etc. Apple Pay service will be available to users with the release of iOS 8.1 .

According to a study Thrive Analytics , owners of digital wallets Passbook is used more often than not less well-known PayPal and Google Wallet. This demonstrates the significant potential for mobile wallet Apple. Passbook is used several times a week – it was reported 60% of respondents. In comparison, 49% of respondents use the weekly Google Wallet, 40% – PayPal.


Last summer, Apple registered the FaceTime icon in the row of icons and system applications iOS, including Camera, Calculator, Clock, Contacts, Mail, and Compass. Later in the list have been added to Safari, Stocks, Maps, Weather, Notes, Videos, Messages, Kiosk, Passbook, Settings, Reminders, as well as some of the interface elements iOS – buttons, switches, etc. In August last year, Apple has patented trademark Passbook.

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