Among the latest patent applications of Apple was discovered a document which suggests that Apple is experimenting with his signature stylus. First, the cupertinos are looking for options that extend the functionality of Apple Pencil.

According to reports, Apple engineers propose to equip stylus capacitive sensor, which will work about as well as the scanner Touch ID. The purpose of the sensor is somewhat different – it needs to reduce the number of false positives.

Among other options Apple Pencil in the patent stated the addition of new gestures. Including a triple tap, swipe and even rotate. For each of the gestures cupertinos can “hang” their action. Apple also Pencil, you may receive the microphone, miniature camera, and even a biometric sensor.

As usual, no details about when described in the patent ideas will be implemented in the serial device, not now.


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