Future Flexible Apple Watch Could Use a Display on the Band as Well
Foldable and flexible displays are the new big thing in mobile, and like the rest of the manufacturers, Apple is also exploring ways to bring such tech to its devices.
However, Cupertino isn’t just thinking of using foldable screens on smartphones, but also on the Apple Watch. And a recently-discovered patent provides us with an idea as to how Apple imagines foldable displays would be used on a smartwatch.
Probably the most innovative approach is one version where the display area would extend to cover the band, technically increasing the available screen estate.
“A display module and system applications including a display module are described. The display module may include a display substrate including a front surface, a back surface, and a display area on the front surface,” … (read more)