Abandon tradition! Apples new touch gesture control headset patent exposure

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 Abandon tradition! Apples new touch gesture control headset patent exposure


Applebeats headset

In a patent released Tuesday by the U.S. patent and Trademark Office, there is a headset rotation detection scheme, which can solve the problem of how users actually wear headphones. There are many ways for users to wear earphones: for example, the user will move the headset headband forward or backward for convenience, hang the headset on the neck, etc. Apples solution is to locate the users ears and then orient the headset. In addition to the expected touch panel and internal control circuit, there are multiple sensors outside the earmuff to detect the position of the ear in different ways.

In addition, the earmuffs of the earphones are also covered with capacitive proximity sensors, which can detect the position of the earphones relative to the users ears and adjust their impact on the touch gesture to make the users headset wearing experience better. Apple can also add optical sensors and structured light sensors, which can perform similar functions effectively.

The inventors of the patent are Brooke L. bunney and Jonathan R. Peterson. Bunney, Apples hardware system integrator, has previously obtained patents related to the direction of headphones. Peterson, a former hardware engineer at Apple, now works at Facebook reality labs, where he worked on the audio product hardware team. Source: it home editor: Qiao JunJing, nbj11279

The inventors of the patent are Brooke L. bunney and Jonathan R. Peterson. Bunney, Apples hardware system integrator, has previously obtained patents related to the direction of headphones. Peterson, a former hardware engineer at Apple, now works at Facebook reality labs, where he worked on the audio product hardware team.