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Apple looking to patent 'finger devices' for AR, VR interaction

Monday 27 January 2020 | 12:16 CET | News
Apple has filed a patent application for nail-sized "finger devices" to interact with augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) objects, reports Cnet, citing US Patent and Trademark Office records. The application states that the device would be equipped with force, ultrasonic and optical sensors in order to control virtual objects in a mixed reality or virtual reality environment, with the finger device providing haptic feedback for a realistic effect. One possible use would be to change the volume on a HomePod speaker by turning a virtual dial while wearing the device, said the

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