Environmental Sensors

Your Future iPhone May Alert You of Environmental Dangers

A new Apple patent filing published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) titled "Electronic device with speaker enclosure sensor” details an embedded environmental sensor capable of sampling both gas and liquids, which may be integrated in future iPhones, Apple Watches and other iOS devices, warning users of potential dangers in their surrounding environment (via AppleInsider). The...

Future Apple Devices Could Feature Environmental Sensor Suite

A couple of new Apple patent applications published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office have revealed company's plans to introduce devices with built-in thermometers in order to gather information about a user's surrounding environment. According to AppleInsider, Apple’s filings describe environmental sensor suites that can be embedded into portable electronics like an iPhone, iPad and...