Fusion Keyboard

Apple Patents ‘Fusion Keyboard’ with Multitouch and Mechanical Key Support

A new Apple patent titled "Fusion keyboard” published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office reveals a dual-purpose keyboard that features capacitive touch sensors as well as depressible mechanical keys with 'multi-stage switches’. According to AppleInsider, the invention, which offers users both multitouch gesture control and conventional keystroke entry without having to remove their hands, may replace touchpads in future...