The Apple Pencil may perhaps be getting some actually cool upgrades in the future. According to the United States Trademark and Patent Office (USPTO), Apple has received a patent for a stylus with a built-in camera and more.
The patent description said the stylus will have a touch-sensitive area with support for gestures such like taps, rotations, and swipes or a combo of gestures. This variant of the Apple Pencil will In addition be able to distinguish between a user smoothly holding it or performing an actual gesture. The existing Apple Pencil makes it possible for you to switch between tools such as a pen and an eraser by double-tapping the side of the stylus.
Apple Pencil patent
The patent also states that the stylus may perhaps Additionally be able to detect biological characteristics of the user this sort of as heart rate, respiration rate, blood pressure, and case temperature, etc.
One other patent listed mentions a version of the Apple with a built-in digital camera. The digital camera will be capable to capture the physical characteristics of a surface and visually reproduce it on the display of the iPad.
An additional patent has a haptic feedback include that replicates the feeling of drawing on paper while other mentions the stylus having a fingerprint scanner so that it could be used to unlock the iPad and In addition to carry out payments.
It is not still famous what of these attributes will ultimately make it to a commercial device. However, we have a feeling the new gestures may perhaps arrive with the Apple Pencil that will release with the up coming iPad Pro. Renders of the next tablet leaked a number of weeks ago and they unveiled the next-gen iPad will have triple rear cameras.