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Samsung patents technology to allow in-air gestures over laptop trackpad

10 October 2017 0

Korean tech giant Samsung continues to amaze the masses with its amazing research and development and new technologies that it keeps working on. The company invests the second most on R&D is definitely leading the marketing for a reason.

Just recently, Samsung filed a patent for a smartwatch with a built-in camera and a wristband that featured a display, thus utilizing the space thus offering new opportunities. Now, the company has filed another amazing patent with the US Patent and Trademark Office featuring Notebook lineup.


This supposedly high-end tech would be coming up with trackpad offering force touch capability in addition to a number of sensors that help recognize user’s input without having a contact with the pad its self i.e hovering the hand and making gestures, considered are user’s input.

Note that this isn’t the first time that the company has experimented with the hovering feature into its products. It was first seen in Galaxy S4 smartphone where the phone allowed to accept calls with a gesture in addition to other features. Though looking forward to the lack of interest from the users, the feature wasn’t seen in the successor smartphones.

The company keeps filing a patent for various technologies though this doesn’t mean this could see the light of the day. Are you excited about a hovering gesture on your laptop trackpad? Share your views in the comment section below.

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