Apple Invents a “new” method of detecting user ID and Presence

Apple has been working on presence detection for Macs and a future TV since 2005 (published in 2009). Our cover graphic is from that patent. Over the years Apple’s R&D teams have filed other patents covering user presence systems ( 01, 02, 03 and 04). On Thursday, the US Patent & Trademark Office published yet another patent application from Apple that relates to improved wake-up…