Apple received two new patent for a stylus for 12-inch iPad Plus




Apple, probably intended to facilitate the creation of handwritten notes or drawings on a new 12-inch tablet iPad, developing a special stylus for it – additional data input device designed for touch screens. This writes tehnoblog Patently Apple citing patent applications filed by Apple in the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) this year.


Unlike conventional computer “pen», Apple is planning to equip your stylus touch surface and an accelerometer that can track the movement of the device in space. According to tehnobloga, recently found this patent, a stylus can be used to select a brush size, color, or as an eraser. The documents also describes a technology designed to reduce the delay in the transmission of data between the digital pen and tablet.


Apple CEO Steve Jobs on iPhone presentations in 2007 and 2010 stated that the stylus to your smartphone or tablet – a sign of failure. On the other hand, according to the interlocutor The New York Times from Apple, no stylus – one of the reasons why students and students may not want to buy the already popular iPad. Previously, Bill Gates expressed the opinion that the iPad is well suited for reading, not for drawing or taking notes by hand.

In recent years, several sources reported on the preparation of the new Apple “bulky” tablet iPad Plus, which will be equipped with a stylus. Initially, observers suggest, the pen is unlikely to be equipped with a host of technological refinements – such as a built-in gyroscope or accelerometer. Apple will gradually add new features – such as handwriting input in the format of 3D – but not this year.


If confirmed, experts do not expect Apple’s massive sales of the stylus as a separate accessory in 2015. Presentation iPad Plus with a digital pen is expected in the second quarter of this year.

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