Airbags for phones


Smartphones aren’t exactly cheap and they hold a lot of important information, so it isn’t surpising, that Amazon’s CEO has patented an airbag for phones. The technology is going to use the phone’s accelerometer to set the airbag, while the device is falling in order to soften the impact and reduce the damage on the phone. In the patent documents it’s also mentioned that the falling speed could also be determined with lasers to help determine if it’s actually falling or sits in your pocket. Another interesting thing mentioned in the documents is the possibility to recognise the terrain and if it’s hard or soft. B.A.

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