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Apple Watch controlled by gestures could arrive soon • ENTER.CO

Apple has a new patent that you will surely like. The proposal is that the Apple Watch be controlled by gestures. This is an innovation that could come soon for the next models of this device from the company with the bitten apple.

With this request from Apple, it is confirmed that the company is seeking to improve the functions of Assistive Touch on the Apple Watch. Although he had already made a similar request last year, this time the invention is deepened with an optical sensor. Which will be useful to recognize the gestures made by a user of the watch. The examples that were filed with the patent application demonstrate that the patent application focuses on light sources that are obtained with the face of the watch facing the skin. According to a post from Patentlyapple, during Apple Watch operation, light can be emitted from one or more light sources and detected using the optical sensor.

By detecting changes in light that are caused by the movements of the user wearing the device, they can be used to recognize the user’s gestures. In this way it is possible to have an Apple Watch controlled by gestures. An example wearable device is shown close to a user’s skin in the reference images submitted for the patent application.

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It is important that you know that Apple is one of the technology companies that registers the most innovation patents. This does not mean that they are developments that will reach users. However, this type of gesture control technology has been constant for the company, so it could be one that is serious. So it is expected that this will see the light, as it is also one of the most popular devices of the company with the bitten apple.

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