Industry experts are saying that Apple has started working on touchless gesture and features like curved screens for iPhones. To stay ahead, Apple needs compelling new features and designs. Apple is known to be the trendsetter for new technologies in the market. It is rumored to be working on iPhones with curved screens and controls that work with just the wag of a finger. Potentially, this might be meant to serve a similar goal as the 3D Touch feature that Apple has been including in iPhones since 2015. It's unclear exactly how this feature would work, but it likely involves "hovering" over specific user-interface elements and won't be the core way of interacting with the smartphone.
The new gesture technology will take into account the proximity of a finger to the screen. However, unlike Samsung's curved edge displays on their flagship smartphones, Apple will pull the curves on the top and bottom. Still, other companies have implemented similar features in the past.
As we all know now, Apple unveiled their new iPad in the recently concluded educational event held in Chicago. This would go along with a curved screen, a feature that has made leading manufacturers scratch their heads. Ltd. introduced with the Galaxy S4.
Apple exploring 'touchless' gestures and curved iPhone screens
Air Gestures, on the other hand, rely on a motion sensor in the phone's bezel.
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