Apple granted a patent for devices with a transparent display

“Apple has been granted a patent today for their invention relating to a method and system for displaying images on a transparent display of an electronic device,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“The display may include one or more display screens as well as a flexible circuit for connecting the display screens with internal circuitry of the electronic device,” Purcher reports. “Furthermore, the display screens may allow for overlaying of images over real world viewable objects, as well as a visible window to be present on an otherwise opaque display screen.”

Purcher reports, “Users will be able to see objects, people or scenery behind their display while working.”

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16 Comments

        1. Seems like ‘Things to Come’ with its translucent tv screens is about to see the light of day, just some 80 years later. Probably about the same time lag as Googles self driving cars will be deemed practical.

          That said I did see a peice on BMW’s driverless cars yesterday which not surprisingly looked far more advanced and practical than Googles fanciful self promoting publicity ploy version.

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