IRing is a ‘smart ring’ invented by Apple
Apple was granted a patent for iRing, a ‘smart ring’ that will have some functionalities of iWatch and iPhone.
IRing will have multiple functionalities
iRing will support taking photographs with its camera, receiving and sending texts, and displaying time.
IRing will have a microphone
iRing will have a microphone which will be able to record voice messages or possibly be used with the camera for online video chat.
It will support apps
iRing will support apps which can be used to extend its basic functionality.
It will detect user’s writing motion
iRing will be able to detect user’s writing motion and turn it into texts.
It will monitor heart beat and health
iRing will be equipped with biometric sensors that can monitor owner’s heart rate, perspiration levels and body temperature.
It will interact with iPhone and iWatch
iRing will be able to interact with iPhone, iWatch and other Apple products. (See Why Apple has very high quality standards?)
It will emulate a computer mouse
iRing will be able to emulate the functionality of the computer mouse. The owner will only need to gesture with the hand and the computer will respond accordingly.
It will improve owner’s safety and social skills
Apple cites: ‘The light emitted by a touch screen may be inappropriate in certain social environments or even dangerous if it gives away the position of a threatened user. A need therefore exists for a more discreet, safer, more efficient, or more ergonomic way to interact with touch screens.’
It will interact with other remote devices
iRing will be able to interact with household devices, lights, car systems and similar devices. (See Why Apple Stores Were a Massive Success?)
It will be used for money and data transfers
Two iRing owners could transfer money or data with a handshake.
It will be charged externally
iRing sports a standard charging port that can be connected to a power grid, a computer or a car.
It will support gestures
iRing will be able to recognize owner’s gestures such as pointing a finger or snapping them. These gestures can be connected to various iRing actions.
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