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Apple patented technology that prevents the sending of text messages while driving

Apple patented technology that prevents the sending of text messages while driving

USTP released document shows that Apple has patented technology that can block a user from sending text messages while driving. The obvious advantage of this technology is that it will most likely be implemented in iOS. This means that all compatible devices to get the technology, without requiring the user to pay extra for it. Patent is entitled “Driver handheld computing device lock-out,” explains an intelligent system that determines whether the user is driving, and if you drive, you block the function of sending an SMS. Apple lists two methods for the detection system determine whether the user is driving. One relies on the on-board sensors while the other relates to the blocking of a signal to be sent from the car to the device OS. It is expected that the patent could be implemented in existing CarPlay system, but Apple still has not confirmed whether the patent will be implemented in the upcoming, growing iOS Updates.