A patent a day, keeps Apple away – or at least, that might be what other companies are chanting these days in their respective meeting rooms after seeing how Apple and Samsung are duking it out in the courts of law across different countries in various continents. Well, Apple has just filed for a patent concerning a ‘digital handshake’ that will involve the use of invisible ink. This technology will require the integrated cameras on a couple of devices to be paired together, where this fusion will pave the way for a range of functions. Among the functions made available in this synergistic partnership would be normal items such as file sharing, as well as the ability to log on to one device using another or to share information in a game.
What you see above was plucked from Patently Apple, and they mentioned that “Apple’s invention is about systems, methods and computer-readable media for establishing a communications path between two devices using a digital handshake.” Hopefully this digital handshake will not be a bridge for viruses and malicious programs to spread, just like how real life contagious diseases spread, too.
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