MOSCOW, 23 Aug — RIA Novosti. The American company Apple has applied for a patent for a “smart” watch Apple Watch support 5G communication, the application of the company published on the website of the Bureau of registration of patents and trademarks of the United States.

In the description of the technology of the device through a wireless link, for example, with a smartphone, a computer, refers to the possibility of transmission through “communication protocols IEEE 802.11 ad or protocols of wireless communication systems 5 th generation (5G)”.

It is expected that the new Apple Watch antenna for signal reception will be located in the side walls of hours or under the screen. The application shall include the possibility of supporting a Wi-Fi device and Bluetooth.

In July, the media reported that Apple is negotiating with Intel to purchase the unit for the production of chips for smartphones and modems for $ 1 billion or more, and relevant agreement, if it takes place, will have important strategic and financial implications for Apple, providing the company access to engineering projects related to 5G technology.

Currently, several countries are working on 5G communication technology. 5G network will allow to share information in real time at speeds over 10 gigabits per second, 30 times faster than 4G networks. 5G technology features high data transfer rate, large capacity and highly reliable connections with low latency, which allows, in particular, to provide mass connectivity of the Internet of things for a variety of tasks.

In addition to the Internet of things, 5G network will be used in areas such as smart city, smart manufacturing, smart building and transport. The use of technology should contribute to improving service levels and development of new services, including in the field of industrial automation, unmanned vehicles, telemedicine, virtual and augmented reality.

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