Apple Granted Patent For Insanely Complicated 3D Display Method


Apple was granted a set of patents earlier this week, but while those were practical, even prosaic in their content, this new one is simply baffling. I’m thinking that the many talented engineers at that company are coming up with more ideas than Apple can actually execute, but are too cool to ignore.

Today’s “grab bag” patent is for an autostereoscopic 3D display that tracks the user’s position in space and adjusts the display accordingly. It’s a monstrously complex way of doing things, but if you don’t want to wear glasses, this is what you get.

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