Apple plans to make “smart” watch iWatch thinner counterparts existing in the market for a more compact battery 9to5Mac reports with reference to the new company’s patent. The bid was made public on Thursday Patent and Trademark United States.
Lack of ergonomics is one of the major shortcomings of the current “smart” watches. Because many models dimensions appear bulky and inconvenient to use. It is believed that this is one of the main barriers to the promotion of wearable electronics.
The latest models of electronic bracelets Bluetooth wireless technology with low power consumption (Bluetooth LE). Its advantage is the ultrasmall peak and average power consumption, and low energy consumption in idle mode. However, even this specification implies a permanent Bluetooth connection between two devices and, accordingly, increased battery consumption.
Apple engineers have proposed a special mode Bluetooth, which does not require a continuous connection. Based on the description of technology, gadgets can connect to each other with short sessions, during which information will be shared. Thus in this mode, the master device (eg, iPhone) can provide a second gadget (iWatch) the ability to download data from the Internet. The application states that the second device without cellular module can connect to the iCloud service through the main unit to receive new mail, information from social networks and other notifications.
According to sources, Apple is already testing its own wearable computer. They say that the clock enclosed curved housing completely or partly made of a flexible glass. It is a form corresponding to the form in a special way the wrist, will be one of the main features of the gadget that distinguishes it from its competitors. According to rumors, the engineers in Cupertino have OLED-displays in three diagonals – 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5 inches.
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