Apple patent points to a Pencil that writes on any surface, including air
A patent titled “Content Creation Using Electronic Input Device on Non-electronic Surfaces” normally wouldn’t inspire much excitement. But since it’s Apple working on this mysterious “input device”, the design has immediately generated some excited buzz.
Netherlands-base site TechTastic was the first to spot the patent, which details a stylus that can write on any surface, then send the data to any device. Engadget reports that the patent was filed last July and made public this January.
The Claims section of the patent suggests that the device will communicate wirelessly with an external sensor, which will be able …
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