Home » Uncategorized » Apple Now Holds A Patent On The 5th Dimension
patentap

Apple Now Holds A Patent On The 5th Dimension

Your ads will be inserted here by

Easy Plugin for AdSense.

Please go to the plugin admin page to
Paste your ad code OR
Suppress this ad slot.

When you have as much money and power as a company like Apple you can do just about anything and that includes making up your own dimensions, as a new Apple patent for 5D technology clearly shows. What is this mystical new 5th dimension that Apple discovered? It’s actually just a marketing gimmick, and is actually a set of unique TV, gaming and motion-based applications that they apparently decided would be deemed “5D Technology”.

This unique technology patent covers a very wide range of uses such as gesture-based gaming like the Kinect, Wii and PS Move, but it certainly doesn’t end there, 5D is also all about video-conferencing, and virtual reality gloves for a truly crazily immersive living room entertainment experience. Supposedly these futuristic gloves could handle changes in resistance to electromagnetic forces, heat, air and more Sci-Fi stuff.

5D doesn’t stop there though, its also about tactile feedback technology, which would allow you to start a car or other device through a handprint instead of keys or buttons. This is a VERY broad patent as you can tell and makes me wonder if they have some all-encompassing use in mind for all of these technologies or simply started thinking up the strangest possible future-use ideas and throwing them into one patent. Either way, I guess it’s nice to see that even in a Post-Jobs world Apple continues to think of new innovative ideas. While 5D technology sounds unique, I wouldn’t expect any of these patented uses to show up in Apple products for quite a long time.

[Patently Apple via Gizmodo]

About Andrew Grush

Check Also

wii-oculus-rift-hoverboard

Try Oculus Rift And Wii To Roam Around On The Back To The Future Hoverboard

Check out how you can fly in virtual space by using an Oculus Rift and a Wii Balance Board.

131129-amz

Amazon Appstore for Android Holiday Deals, Including Free Apps

There are tons of deals from the Amazon Appstore that will be offered starting now and throughout the holiday shopping season. They say that they will have "hundreds of titles that are eitehr free... or available between 50-90% off" the regular price.

131129-google

Black Friday: Google Play Store Apps, Games and Content on Sale All Weekend

Case in point, if you head over to the Google Play Store right now, you'll find that Google is celebrating all Cyber Weekend with discounts on all sorts of content. This includes many popular apps and games

131129-gtab

Black Friday Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-Inch for $100 Off

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin ...

131128-diy

Arduino Co-Creator Releases Plans for $200 DIY Mobile Phone

Mellis was one of the people who came up with the now hugely popular Arduino platform and now he has come up with plans for people to build their own cell phone for about $200 in parts.

131128-apple

No Discounts for Apple Black Friday, Just Free Gift Cards

If you were hoping to save yourself some cash as you brave the Black Friday shopping crowds, you'll want to go somewhere other than the official Apple Stores.