Apple Granted 36 Patents

Today, the US Patent and Trademark Office published 36 newly granted patents on behalf of Apple, which includes touch sensing, multitouch mouse operations and intelligent pairing capabilities.

"Apple has been granted another key multitouch related patent encompassing a touch sensitive architecture.

Apple's invention relates to apparatus and methods for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface."

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