Apple has patented smart fabric for clothing
Apple reported receiving in the Old world of patent for so-called smart fabric. She has developed material can be used in the creation of clothing and accessories for smartphones and straps for smart watches.
The new creation of the Apple consists of special fibers with the properties of conductivity and sensitivity to touch, and also to deformation. As stated in the description of the patent, the fibers may be wound in single threads, even with fibers of other materials. Moreover, the fabric of new Apple fiber can be formed cavity for other components, such as discrete electronic components (resistors, capacitors, sensors, and their ilk), and integrated circuits.
One of the authors of the new material is Daniel Podhany, which recently left his post at Nike, receiving a much more generous offer from Apple. Why would the company from Cupertino need smart cloth, to say it is impossible, but it is likely to be bitten very soon Apple will show off the smart clothes, or, at least, it will start to make cases for IPhones and the watch straps Watch.