Apple Won 82 Patents Today covering the Projector for iPhones Relating to Face ID, Virtual Keyboards and more

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 82 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover the projector technology behind Face ID, a virtual keyboard with gesture recognition and motion compensation when typing in a moving vehicle. Our report also covers three design patents and as always, we wrap up this week’s granted patent report with our traditional listing of the remaining granted patents that were issued to Apple today.

Projectors of Structured Light

Apple was granted patent 10,690,488 today for “Projectors of Structured Light,” that Patently Apple covered as a patent application back in August 2018 under the title “Apple Patent Discusses Advancements made to the Projector now used in Apple’s TrueDepth Camera.”

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