Smart watch Apple Watch will increase the number of functions with each new generation, but restrict users capabilities hardware which was installed at the factory. However, Apple has patented a new form factor device that provides the ability to upgrade with additional modules.
What is known about the development
The patent is called “Modular system for hours” and was registered with the Office of patents and trademarks U.S., Apple Insider reports.
Installing new modules will be implemented according to the submitted drawings, the lower side of the Apple Watch by attaching to the special bolts.
New Apple patent
Apple patented a modular system hours
For switching interchangeable components with the gadget provides for the use of the spring loaded pin. While Apple highlights the importance of maintaining the integrity of the device to meet the protection standards against water and dust.
As additional modules are considered sensors, batteries, controllers, and various auxiliary sensors.
Date of announcement
Estimated date of appearance of the first modular manufacturer Apple yet to be announced.
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