A new patent filed in the US Patent and Trademark Office, Apple is working on a removable key that will be included in future MacBook accessories. It might be used as a mouse for quick display navigation. The patent filing, entitled it Deployable Key Mouse, describes the key’s appearance as well as its potential performance in a MacBook.
Apple files new patent for future keyboards
According to reports, Apple is working on producing a removable key that will include a position sensor. The main feature of this patent is the removable key structure, which will be used to offer key-based typing input as well as a computer pointing device using the position sensor. The developers hope to include this feature into future products in order to create a more comfortable, portable, and precise pointer input mechanism for computers. American tech giant will launch this novel portable key-based typing input and pointing gadget in a few years.