Fashion & Apparel Amazon's AR Mirror Will Transform Fitting Rooms With Virtual Backdrops

The retailer was awarded a patent for a blended reality mirror setup that can add backdrops and superimpose makeup and clothes

Design Samsung Wants People To Uncover Forgotten Passwords With Their Palm

The electronics company is moving forward with a patent for a palm scanner designed to helps phone users remember their password

Automotive Waymo Self-Driving Cars Could Soften If They Are Involved In A Collision

Google's Waymo secured a patent for an autonomous vehicle that can alter its structure to make collisions less dangerous

Retail Walmart Is Developing Its Own Plan To Deliver Products By Drone

The retail giant applied for a patent for a floating warehouse that would have drones delivering goods to residences

Technology Walmart Wants To Use Facial Recognition To Identify Unhappy Shoppers

A new project would use cameras at the check-out counter to improve customer service

Syndicated Amazon Patents Beehive-Like Structures To House Delivery Drones In Cities

New centers would allow Amazon to shift away from traditional large single-story warehouses that temporarily store packages before they are shipped

Retail Amazon Patents A Shipping Label With Built-In Parachute For Dropping Deliveries From Drones

Amazon is building out its portfolio with ideas and technologies for a future where drones are the industry standard

Food & Beverage Apple's Patent For A Circular Pizza Box Prevents Soggy Crust

The tech giant created a new design for pizza boxes to ensure the container doesn't fill up with steam

Health Microsoft Secures Patent For AR Glasses That Can Tell You What To Eat

The tech company has started developing a wearable that helps users eat more nutritious food and avoid things they shouldn't have

Design Amazon Has Patented A Factory That Automatically Produces Clothing On-Demand

The retail giant wants to manufacture garments based on demand, not on the need to fill up warehouse space

Work Google Is Developing A Drone For Home Teleconferencing

In the patent, the tech company indirectly asks: why settle with a boring web camera?

Technology Apple's New Patent Describes A Folding Phone That Clips To A Shirt

The tech company has filed a new design that could make a flipping touchscreen smartphone a reality in the near future

Food & Beverage This Special Bun Brings Hot Dogs And Burgers Together At Last

The Hamdog has achieved internet fame for its bizarre design and clever mashup

Fitness & Sport Verizon's Latest Patent Brings AR To Sports Stadiums

The company is using augmented reality to enhance otherwise flat displays by overlaying supplementary information