Apple’s Patent Reveals A Stylus That Doubles As A Joystick And Air Mouse

Apple’s Patent Reveals A Stylus That Doubles As A Joystick And Air Mouse

The versatile digi-pen could be a unique tool for artists and designers

Ido Lechner, Home Editor
  • 2 august 2016

A recently released Apple patent envisions a three-function stylus capable of standard usage, being an air mouse and even serving as a joystick. Over the course of 17 patent claims, Apple outlines a versatile digi-pen complete with pressure sensitivity and six and nine-axis inertial sensors with which to provide gestural and tilt awareness.

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