“In March there was a rumor that the new iPad would include new advanced haptics that didn’t’ pan out,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple. “But make no mistake about it; Apple is hard at work on delivering such a feature in the future.”

“Apple has filed haptic related patents in In March 2011 and 2012. Yet today’s surprise invention packs a punch with a wildly intelligent multi-tiered haptics system,” Purcher reports. “The system will actually allow an iDevice display to deform so that it could provide the user with a button, an arrow or even a geological map to physically pop right out of the screen to give it 3D depth.”

Purcher reports, “If that wasn’t cool enough, Apple’s patent discusses a flexible OLED display that could be used for video glasses.”

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