“On December 4, 2014, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals a new stylus invention relating to an advanced signal detection and demodulation architecture,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“For a company that supposedly has no interest in a stylus it’s amazing that this year alone they’ve applied for ten new patents covering this type of device,” Purcher reports. “It’s evident that Apple has plans of introducing a next-gen smart pen at some point in the future. It’s just a matter of time.”

Purcher reports, “Apple’s invention relates to a stylus signal detection and demodulation architecture that can allow for the stylus, display, and touch to be synchronized with one another.”

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