“In an age in which the latest movies can be watched on your iPad or even iPhone, it’s questionable exactly what the point of going to an actual movie theater is. Unless you’re a fan of seeing movies projected, that is,” Luke Dormehl reports for Cult of Mac. “Well, soon Apple may be set to disrupt Hollywood in that area too — at least if you believe a patent published on Tuesday.
“Describing a Video Delivery System Using Tablet Computer and Detachable Micro Projectors, the application asserts that future iPads may feature one or two detachable projectors, which users would clip onto (or otherwise sync with) their iOS devices to turn their front rooms, office walls, or even the back of a train seat into a miniature screening room,” Dormehl reports. “It would even be possible to increase the screen size, as the patent goes on to explain how the two projectors could be positioned to project two adjacent screens that would each show a portion of the the bigger picture.”
Read more, and see Apple’s patent application illustrations, in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Arline M.” for the heads up.]