Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Apple patent proposes displays with solar cells

<img align='left' src='http://photos.macnn.com/news/1006/solardisp.jpg' border='0' width='176' height='120' />Apple has been considering hiding solar collectors within some of its handhelds, a recent patent application suggests. Described in the document is a way of weaving solar cells into a display, thereby keeping them off of a device's outside surfaces and still allowing easy reach by light. The technology involves sandwiching the cells underneath glass and touch-sensitive layers....


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