Apple got a patent, which includes a scan of the veins in the hands. This allows you to control gestures of the device owner. Says a source, this technology can be used in smart watches Apple Watch or smart glasses.
However, in this patent application by Apple indicates the limitations of existing control methods, reports cultofmac.com.
The patent said that although voice control and touch is an effective method to control devices, but sometimes can be a situation that the user will not be able to apply any of the methods. It is here useful to the new technology.
New Apple patent / cultofmac.com
How does the technology
This system for photographing the user’s hand, it can determine the location of the veins. As explained by the Apple engineer Michael Brennan, the device can determine movement of the user’s hand (e.g., finger movement), and one or more motion or position of the fingers.
This would allow the user to control, for example, the smartwatch without touching the gadget.
This technology would also be useful in a hypothetical smart glasses. This device will not be touchscreen, so it can be controlled with hand gestures.
Also gestures can be useful when working with your Mac or iPad. The user can start or stop music playback, for example, a quick movement of the hand before the front camera.
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