- Apple is working on a slew of new technologies for upcoming devices
- One such technology is a “self-healing” display
- The technology might be used for future iPhones
A new patent application shows that Apple is hard at work in creating functional and durable flexible displays that will be used for its future devices, such as a foldable iPhone. The technology described in the new filing reveals that the company is working on a display that’s capable of “healing” itself from the damages it might sustain during normal use.
The new patent application, titled “Electronic Devices With Flexible Display Cover Layers,” was recently published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In it, inventors talked about one of the ways that Apple could make a foldable iPhone.
The inventors described a device that has a flexible display comprised of several parts, including two rigid display cover layers that are