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Apple’s New Texting Idea Means You’ll Never Have to Look Up from Your Phone Again

28
Mar
2014

Apple has filed a patent for transparent texting technology, which would be a handy new mobile service that will replace a text messages white background with a live feed of the things literally happening right in front of your face. The technology is designed to be used to protect texting pedestrians, allowing them to walk and text without bumping into things like lampposts or moving cars. In describing the need for such game-changing technology, the patent describes the rather unique predicament of the text message-ers:  A user who is walking while participating in a text messaging session may inadvertently collide with or stumble over objects in his path because his attention was focused on his devices display instead of the path that he was traversing.

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