Apple continues work on iDevice security with movement-based theft detection
Filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple’s patent application calls for the use of a portable device’s accelerometer, in cooperation with a specialized controller, to detect whether a “theft condition is present” and sound an alarm. The system is slightly less involved than the security invention Apple filed for in mid-October, however the new patent application’s reliance on an accelerometer to detect theft is a novel idea.
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