“This past summer Apple was granted a patent for flexible displays with unique functionality,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple. “One of the noted unique properties was that it could allow the display of an iPhone or future TV, for instance, to act as a speaker.”
“Audio would simply go through the display, [eliminating] the need to build speaker grills on devices,” Purcher reports. “Esthetically speaking, that would be something that Apple’s industrial designer Jony Ive would love to boast about.”
Purcher reports, “As crazy as that invention sounded at the time, we find out today that Corning actually has this type of display in their lab.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]