Apple files patent for customisable keyless keyboard - NBWW | Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe
by Emma Tucker Tech giant Apple has been granted a patent for a keyboard that abandons traditional keys in favour of a “force-sensitive” sheet that could function like an oversized trackpad. Apple’s document describes a metal layer that “flexes imperceptibly” in response to touch. Separate raised keys could be replaced with a grid of holes that would be lit from underneath, to show individual key boundaries and letters. By removing individual components, the patent suggests the input device would be less susceptible to damage by accumulated debris or being dropped. The document also says that the element would allow for various input areas, which could be customised according to the needs of the user. Read the Full Story HERE >>>> Source: DeZeen Magazine Apple files patent for customisable keyless keyboard