Apple has patented technology to protect the screens of the gadgets from the effects of the fall

LOS ANGELES, October 22. American Corporation Apple has patented active protection of the display from damage due to accidental drops. This follows from the records of the office the United States patent and trademark office.

The basic idea of the invention consists in equipping iPhones and other similar gadgets elements that will protrude from the body during a fall, preventing the likelihood of contact of the screen with a solid surface. In addition, depending on the design of the protruding elements can be bent or shifted into the device body, acting as shock absorbers.

The protective elements to be placed on the front of the unit around the screen. In their movement to cause a miniature motor. As a material for protective elements can be used in flexible or rigid plastics, polymers, metals or composite materials, it is noted in the patent.

Apple – American Corporation, engaged in the development and sale of Macs, iPads, iPhones, iPods, etc., as well as software to them.