Apple applies for head monitoring patent, Johnny Chung Lee says ‘you are welcome’
Pablo Picasso is quoted as saying, “good artists copy and nice artists steal.” Good factor the quoter was Steve Jobs then, as a result of the newest Apple patent software to go public appears very very similar to one thing Johnny Chung Lee pieced collectively with a Wiimote means again in 2007. Filed for in June 2008, the brand new patent is for a system monitoring the situation of the consumer’s head and responding to his actions in a style that ought to generate a sensible three-dimensional viewing expertise sans these pesky glasses. We have got video of Johnny’s setup after the break, and as he himself describes it, the thought behind a “desktop VR” is to unbound imagery from the display floor and to make your monitor or TV act like a window unto no matter is being displayed. Meaning Apple will want a brand new branding scheme ought to this software flip into an actual product — iWindow simply may be the least possible product identify within the historical past of shopper electronics.
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