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Apple comes up with a game-changing idea for waterproof smartphones

These days every flagship smartphone is IP67 minimum certified which ensures the smartphone stays waterproof for up to 30 minutes if submerged in 1 meter deep water. Most of the smartphones use oleo phobic coating to keep the ports water free. However, Apple in its new patent application 2017/0127163 titled, ‘Hydrophobic Mesh Cover’ describes how

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Evolution of Stethoscopes – Patent Analysis

The Beginning… Medical devices are becoming portable and user-friendly so, that you don’t need to visit the doctor unnecessarily. These medical devices are giving promising results and use extensively at homes. The technological enhancement is racing and changing the earlier invention’s outlook. As remembering the old inventions in medical devices, one of the prominent and

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Patent Facts you probably didn’t know

The following list provides an overview of some notable intellectual property events that have occurred in the past and have specific importance in this domain. January January 2, 1879 Auguste Bartholdi filed a design patent on Statue of Liberty (Design for a statue (USD11023S) January 2, 1906 Willis Carrier receives a US patent for the

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Apple wouldn’t allow you to text while driving

Texting while driving has been the primary reason of road fatalities off late. Several companies are working out methods to curb the usage of mobile phones while driving. Now, a new patent application filed by apple in 2016 and published this week has come to light which caters to taking care of such concerns. Patent

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Disney might soon alter rides based on user emotions

Disneyland – we all love it and have it on our bucket list for things to do in a lifetime. It is a heaven for thrill seekers and now Disney plans to take the users excitement level and experience to a whole new level. Disney’s recent publication U.S. 20170021282 titled ‘Sensing And Managing Vehicle Behavior

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Apple ‘Pencil’ may now be used on iPhone and Macbooks

When Jony Ive introduced Pencil back in 2015 for iPad pro, everybody thought it is just the right answer to Samsung Note devices. Many critics liked the product. A new patent application from apple published this week talks about the use of Pencil on iPhones and wider set of applications. This could send Samsung into

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Ford introduces a new companion of the self-driving cars – Drones

Driverless cars is the latest rage and a lot of research is happening in the field of self-driving cars and related to its security and increasing its capabilities. The most primary concern has always been safety of the car. Ford has also invested millions in its R&D to compete with players such as Tesla, Google