Apple seems to be looking at creating the foldable smartphones in the future according to the latest information which has been revealed over the web. This means that due to this announcement regarding the foldable smartphone by its rivals, the company is also looking to move in the same sort of direction. This was unveiled by a patent application that the company has filed with the America Patent and Trademark Office.
As part of the patent application, Apple as of now is much more focused on the coatings that will protect the display when the device is in a bent state as well. This means that the company may also have to go to filed some other patents that describe the internal engineering of the bendable iPhones.
This patent was as of now spotted by the Apple patent website. Apple has invented a new coating portfolio with the help of a polymer along with the help of pigment flakes which can be applied to foldable displays in the “uniform thickness.” According to the patent report, the company can even use the coating techniques which even includes the spraying, printing, or even spraying to apply the coating on the services. This coating will help to increase the strength of the glass while allows the device makers to flex the display.
After taking a closer look at the description in the patent, it also looks like the housing structure of the device will allow the device to blend. The structure part will allow the device to bend in both the configurations including the front to front fold and back to back fold where the bottom and top of either or the back will be in the opposite to each other.
The smartphone industry refers to these folds as the fold in and folds out configurations. The report also noted that the application for the patent was initially filed back in March 2018 which means that it has been a while since the company started looking at such type of devices. The application states that the investors of the coating as Matt Rogers and James Wilson.
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