Apple Inc.
IMU for Touch Detection

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Abstract:

Touch detection may include determining, based on data from an IMU on a first device that monitors movement of a touching object, a touch event, wherein the touch event indicates contact between the touching object and a surface, obtaining a depth image captured by a second device, comprising a touch image, determining a touch point of the object based on the touch image, and providing a response based on the touch point of the object and the touched surface.

Status:
Application
Type:

Utility

Filling date:

23 Jun 2021

Issue date:

14 Oct 2021