Compete with Apple, Nokia Patented ‘Interactive Bezel’

If Apple some time ago patented smart bezel‘, Nokia has patented what he called as interactive bezel‘. The concept of patents owned by both almost the same, which makes the bezel will not only beautify the outskirts of the gadget.

nokia lumiaBased on the description of the patent that was launched Uberizmo, interactive Bezel can detect touch and translate it into a specific function. This function is active only depend on what the device will be used for that.

For example, this bezel can be used to display the playback controls, camera button, volume etc., when the device is being held from the edge. It is not yet known whether Nokia will be buried this technology in new devices later.

February last, the U.S. patent agency approved technology Gesture and Touch Input Detection through the Force Sensingbelongs to Apple.

In this patent, Apple added four sensors embedded on touch screen devices like the iPhone and iPad. The sensors were placed at each end of the bezel.

The design was created to let users more comfortable holding their mobile device. Sensors in each corner of the bezel, reportedly will expand the coverage area of ​​the touch sensitive.

This sensor can detect the starting point and the movement of a touch, resulting in a more sophisticated multitouch gestures to control gadgets.