“No less than 10 Apple inventions surfaced today at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, with three new applications filed alongside seven documents that were officially granted to the Cupertino-based company. Apple’s latest inventions include ‘Pulldown correction for progressive display of audiovisual recordings,’ as well as two patents related to iPhoto that create computer generated mosaics and touch up photos to remove blemishes. Seven previously-filed patents detail technology for DVD Web system, MagSafe, speech synthesis, and more,” MacNN reports.
“Apple also won seven patents related to a DVD Web system, its MagSafe portable power adapter, speech synthesis, color correction of digital video images, accelerated scrolling, a new computer enclosure, and a means of accelerating scrolling for buffered windows,” MacNN reports.
Full article here.
Forbes’ Brian Caulfield reports, “Apple applied for 12 patents in December, and was granted eight others, giving investors and Apple fans an idea of where the secretive company could be headed next.”
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Too Hot!” for the heads up.]
It’s a patent festival!