Apple patents the “transparent interface” to avoid obstacles

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It is the sign of the times: v as walking down the street, but while you’re answering messages with WhatsApp was checking the mail or if something important. The problem is that then you do not pay attention to other people around you (although this may be intentional) or potential obstacles or hazards in your way, which can be a serious problem. Therefore, Apple has filed a patent for a system which, as you write or read messages, view through your phone’s camera that is before you. The idea has been dubbed “clear writing” Transparent Texting , and consists of the background of an application is modified to show real-time image captured by the camera.

Apple patents the transparent interface

Apple patents the transparent interface

The truth is that users have surely been the first BlackBerry phones on which joked that distracted walking with your phone (BlackBerry actually produced a commercial showing users walking always looking outside your phone and external dangers). However, in recent times, and l get distracted watching the smartphone is a disease that affects many users.

Apple’s idea is that if the phone had the transparent screen would be more aware of what’s around and would collide with obstacles or stumble. philosophy of Google Glass is precisely this: to bring before the eye and notifications and Important Information not have to look down to see another screen.

Transparent Interface Model

Transparent Interface Model

Apple patent itself is really simple, but no less curious, and is for the iPhone or iPad using the rear camera to show an image that offers the illusion of transparency. This functionality can be enabled or disabled at will and used not only in applications for messaging, but programs to read books or in a web browser.

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