A recent patent issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office revealed the intent of the Copertino company to update the digital crown of its Apple Watch by equipping it with an ID sensor. What the document suggests is that the user may not be able to turn on the smartwatch by placing its fingers on the digital crown.
The patent states that it is an electrical appliance includes a house that defines the clock side
Specifically, a crown can incorporate a visual sensor when an object meets its face, such as a finger. The above is translated into a digital crown It would be a great tool to turn on the clock easily.
A new way to unlock the Apple Watch
Currently, there are two ways to unlock the Apple Watch. The first is that to enter the PIN on the touch screen
This may also provide us with information about Apple's strategic objectives to retrieve the Touch ID for the upcoming iPhone there are no wires, or sensors installed at the bottom of the screen or power button.
This is the second patent this year related to the new functionality of the digital crown. Last January, we met one that suggested a possibility The Apple Watch may have a digital crown for the type of joy. Although these patents are very interesting, this does not guarantee that such feature or technology will be available in the future, so while it would be interesting to see this progress, we still do not know if it is simultaneously becoming a reality.