“As Tim Cook & Co. continue ‘pulling the string’ on the TV space, readers with a keen interest in Apple’s many patent applications are aware of a 2009 filing involving a wand remote of sorts that may include a motion detection component meant for the television interface,” Christian Zibreg writes for iDownloadBlog.
“Last June, the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) granted that patent,” Zibreg writes. “And just last month, another major wand-related patent surfaced in USPTO’s database that could be the magic required to make the TV experience ‘just work.'”
Zibreg writes, “Vested interests are holding back Apple’s plans so the magic wand based on fingerprint authentication may be Apple’s secret weapon against the content industries.”
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