Monday, July 19, 2010

Apple's Patent Pipeline Shows What to Expect

With iPhone 4 and iPad selling like crazy, you might think Apple's laptop research may be taking a back seat. Think again. Here are some of the patent filings related to Mac, the ultimate Apple experience:
  • Solar powered computers
  • Touch-screen desktops
  • Built-in projector which lets you display video on a wall
  • Seamless laptop with invisible buttons, keyboards and trackpad
  • Screen camera that detects your presence and powers up the computer as soon as you approach it
As Apple surpasses Microsoft in market capitalization - a significant milestone - it is good to see its focus on innovative R & D which will make great user experiences.