New Apple stylus patent shows active tip

New Apple stylus patent shows active tip 1

Apple continues to work on stylus technologies for its iOS devices, as seen in a recent patent. The stylus uses an electrode at the tip to affect the stylus’ reaction to a touchscreen, similar to what Griffin did in its previously-released iMarker and Crayola ColorStudio HD.

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This wouldn’t be the first time Apple’s filed a patent for an active stylus of some sort. In May, an Apple patent application discussed a battery-powered stylus that could provide haptic feedback. [via Patently Apple]

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