Apple to make smart iPhone cases that will become stronger when dropped – Times of India

Apple has bought a brand new patent which permits it to make a brand new smart case that will detect movement and might change materials composition. The case will use electro-mechanical materials and when it detects a fall the case will harden itself mechanically to defend your iPhone. There is not any prototype accessible but and the corporate has simply registered a patent.
“Utilizing active electro-mechanical materials to protect portable electronic devices from impact, such as caused by a drop event. In some embodiments, the active electro-mechanical materials may be incorporated in protective cases.,” as per the patent.
So, the common iPhone battery case which comes with the connector as nicely will give you the option to defend your iPhone as nicely in case there’s a nasty fall.
The patent particulars additional provides that “the active electro-mechanical materials may be utilized as seals or gaskets while also preventing and/or minimizing moisture and air ingress into the portable electronic devices. In particular, the active electro-mechanical materials may be utilized to adapt an amount of damping (e.g., damping coefficient, etc.) required to sufficiently protect these portable electronic devices.”
Meanwhile, Apple has additionally filed a patent for an iPhone with an all-glass physique and a touchscreen overlaying the cellphone physique each on the entrance and the again. If Apple is specializing in making iPhones with glass then a smart case could make sense. However, for a smartphone that has a touchscreen on each back and front, it will be attention-grabbing to see how a case comes helpful in any respect.
As for the all-glass iPhone, it will be contact delicate each on the entrance and the again surfaces and might show photographs, icons and different info. The patent is titled Electronic Device With Glass Enclosure and as per the summary, can be an digital gadget that features a six-sided glass enclosure. “The electronic device further includes a touchscreen display within the interior volume and positioned adjacent at least a portion of each of the six sides of the six-sided glass enclosure.”

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