Apple patents iPhone cases that stiffen before impact

Source: www.phonearena.com – Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Don’t you just hate it when smartphones shatter to pieces after just a short freefall? Well, you have to be more careful with these $1000+ glass sandwiches. , but Apple has come with a new idea that can save the day. A newly granted describes how future phone cases can detect a “drop event” and alter their properties to offer better protection, reports. "Active electro-mechanical materials for protecting portable electronic devices," deals with two separate problems. The detection of that unfortunate event when your phone just slips out of your hands, and the inevitable impact with the …

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Apple patents iPhone cases that stiffen before impact