Apple has patented solar lights for the laptop screen

Friday, March 26, 2010

Apple has patented a technology that describes a method for the display light from external light sources. For example, this could be the sun. Thus, expected to be achieved to save battery power. A patent application from Apple called the External Light Illumination of Display Screens. It indicates that the image on modern LCD displays are difficult to outside facilities, in particular, under the bright sun. A patented Apple technology will benefit from sunlight.
The described system uses a reflective layer (reflector), located behind the display. It will guide received from external sources, the light back on display on the inside for its illumination. Moreover, it can be not only the sun's rays, but the light bulbs. This technology is suitable, apparently, for laptops. Thus, if it is implemented in the future may appear with the MacBook screens with solar lighting.