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iRing: Apple files a connected ring patent

Apple brevet iring - iRing : Apple dépose un brevet de bague connectée

Apple brevet iring - iRing : Apple dépose un brevet de bague connectée

Apple

Posted: October 12 2015
Updated: October 12, 2015

by Martin

In April 2013, analyst Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets had predicted that Apple would create a ring in the future to order a possible TV (read: iRing: an Apple ring to control the iTV?). A patent recently filed by the Californian brand seems to revive this rumor, at least as far as the accessory is concerned.

Apple patent iring - iRing: Apple files a connected ring patentAfter the Apple Watch, the Cupertino company is indeed working on a smart ring, or iRing. The patent, filed with theUnited States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and identified as often by Apple Insider, describes a ring with a touch screen allowing a user to control an external electronic device.

Specifically, this “iRing”Would include a computer processor, wireless receiver and be rechargeable. We also learn that the ring is worn on the index finger, and receives pressure from a second finger like the thumb. It is then possible to perform several actions, transmitted wirelessly to an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or even a Mac. The iRing soon in the jewelry store near you?