“The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of twenty-five newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“This particular report covers a single, wild and crazy patent that touches on advancing television, advanced 5D technology, interactive gaming, teleconferencing, advanced tactile feedback technology, virtual reality data gloves and even a unique touch signature for starting a future vehicle,” Purcher reports.

Purcher reports, “Apple’s newly granted patent provides them with a wide range of potential advantages. Here are just a few of those listed in the patent [including] a potential ‘four’ and ‘five dimensional’ capability, wherein the force-vector direction as well as the magnitude of force is measured.”

Tons more, including Apple’s patent application illustrations an diagrams, in the full article here.