Thursday, July 05, 2012

Apple iGlasses Coming Soon? New Patent Reveals Rival To Google's Project Glass

 Apple was reportedly granted a patent on Tuesday in relation to "peripheral treatment for head-mounted displays."

Apple's patent also attempts to address the biggest problems with head-mounted displays (HMDs), which have yet to gain traction in the consumer market for several reasons: They're too bulky, the tech and battery life aren't quite ready yet, and they're not fashionable enough for people to want to wear. At least not yet.
Apple outlines the applications and benefits of HMDs in its patent filing:

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