Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Apple

Submission + - Apple camera patent allows disabling features (engadget.com)

sticks_us writes: By pairing an infrared sensor with the camera already on board, portable devices could receive data from transmitters placed, well, wherever. Beyond simply blasting out text and opening links like a glorified QR code, transmitters could disable certain features, such as the camera, to prevent recording at movie theaters and music venues. If completely shutting off the cam seems a bit heavy-handed, watermarks can also be applied to photos identifying businesses or copyrighted content...
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Apple camera patent allows disabling features

Comments Filter:

It seems that more and more mathematicians are using a new, high level language named "research student".

Working...