Apple began to research privacy display techniques back in 2009 with their first patent on this technology surfacing in 2011. Then there was a huge gap until last year when the project roared back with three patents, one of them relating to privacy using an HMD while working on a MacBook. Today the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially granted Apple a patent that relates to a future Macs with privacy displays using a new method based on gaze-dependent display encryption.
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