January 22, 2009

Apple Files Patent Application for Audio Sensor and Self-Cleaning Audio Jack

Two audio related patent applications from Apple were published today. In the first patent application, Apple proposes use of audio sensors to automatically adjust audio output based on surrounding environments for devices like TV, laptop and mobile phone. “For instance, a user who adjusts the volume of a mobile phone ringtone for a loud environment may later move to a quieter environment, where the loud ring will be disruptive,” Apple explains in the patent application. Read More

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