“On Thursday, US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that revealed that future iDevices may in fact sport an advanced version of their current iOS feature known as ‘Tap to Focus,'” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“According to the patent application, Apple could add an additional dedicated processor to their architecture supporting the newly advanced multi-point gesturing,” Purcher reports. “The feature will add other new functionality such expanding a given area of a photo for added emphasis.”

Purcher reports, “For the camera buffs amongst us, I think this may be a very cool feature in a future iPhone model.”

Much more, including APple’s patent application illustrations, in the full article here.