A limited unique details have surfaced now within the US Patent & Trademark Office showing the advantageous neighbors at Google are aiming to bring “simple rear device touch controls” to smartphones plus pills. It looks like they’ve newly filed a patent for the feature, plus may maybe be racing Apple to provide this inside an future device.
The patent covers a easy method for consumers to control pages of a e-book, flip by images inside their gallery, or go to the upcoming page about a website all without ever touching their touchscreen. Instead there is rear touch controls where a easy tap or slide may do this for we. Imagine without to tap the screen plus interrupt the view by sliding a finger to scroll or change pages.
Apparently Google is a little behind nevertheless, plus Apple really filed for a synonymous yet different patent method back inside 2006 for their future pills. Apple has all kinds of patents today, thus it is interesting to find that wins what, plus that gets this development to customers initially. Don’t forget the Sony PS Vita really absolutely has this, just inside a different way. A rapid diagram offered by the USPTO regarding Google’s patent is found within the through link under.
It will be good to be capable to scroll up plus down a website utilizing the back of the device to read on with ease, or tapping the “touch sensitive” panel found on the back to skip to the upcoming track about a playlist. Apparently the patent from Google covers the feature really being utilized inside future Android equipment with a tactile, audible, or graphic suggestions making consumers recognize the optional back control has been touched. We might really see this inside the close future. Thoughts?