Look Out For Apple Inc’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) New Patent On Its Apple Watch

Steve Hackney - January 25, 2017

Every other day, companies are filing patents on new technologies in an effort to outdo each other. Besides, the world is quickly adhering to various technological changes. Hence a majority of these companies have had to leave their comfort zones to face the challenging market.  Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) is one them. The tech giant has obtained a new patent, which is likely to bring changes to the company’s Apple Watch wearable.

The patent describes “modular functional band links” according to a report by Apple Insider. These will lender the wearable device more useful because of the electronic components that are contained in each of them. They have an electrical connection to each other and to the device.

But it’s impossible to say in which pile this latest patent might land

The patent illustrates a technology that will perhaps become useful in the future devices. After all, we all know that the world is revolving around enhanced technology. Of notice is that the band links sports touch displays and cameras on the wearable’s watchband, which boosts the device’s functionality.

Notably, Apple is forever on top of innovation especially when it comes to wearables.  It is possible that the patented technologies could quickly evolve and positively impact on the future devices. Nonetheless, it is still very early to describe the direction of its recently secured patent.

It is not known when Apple will be releasing these watch bands

Apple’s watch, which has undergone various modifications, was launched in 2015. It is almost equal to Smartwatch and many other health trackers, which have seen the light of day. However, it has come with a slew of bands that are functions and the users can wear them even while working out without the fear of having them damaged.  But even with this, it is not known how soon the bands will hit the market.

In the meantime, Apple is seeking for ways to bundle additional features onto the bands for purposes of a dignified lifestyle of the user. Apple’s stock closed at $119.97 a fall of $0.11 or 0.09%.

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Steve Hackney

Steve Hackney is a corporate finance professional with over 14 years of experience in cash management and investing. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Florida State University and holds a Certified Treasury Professional certification. Steve lives in Orlando, Florida with his family.

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