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Topic: Project Titan

Apple takes 66% of smartphone profits, HomeKit, Mac Pro, Apple AR & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

12/20/2019, 09:12 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about how Apple is making so much more money from phones than even its closest rival Samsung. Plus the rumored Apple AR glasses, Mac Pro availability, and what on earth is Apple doing making HomeKit accessory development code open source.

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Apple signs EU complaint decrying FRAND patent abuse related to autonomous cars

12/17/2019, 07:12 pm

Apple and a coalition of tech and automotive companies in a letter to the European Commission this week said patent licensing abuses are stifling innovation of self-driving cars and other connected devices.

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Apple Car passengers could use AR and VR headsets without feeling sick

12/10/2019, 10:12 am

Passengers of the Apple Car may be able to use AR or VR without worrying about a car's movements causing nausea, while infrared sensors inside the vehicle may be hidden from view by light-reflective panels.

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Apple concerned former employees accused of stealing 'Apple Car' trade secrets will flee before trial

12/09/2019, 07:12 pm

Apple representatives on Monday appeared in federal court to ensure the locations of two former employees accused of stealing trade secrets are continuously monitored, arguing the pair pose flight risks.

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Apple working on privacy-based lighting system, unique headlights for car

11/26/2019, 11:11 am

A future car designed by Apple could offer increased privacy via the use of 'synchronized windows,' as well as side mirrors capable of automatically adjusting their positions based on the driver's head movements.

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iPhone 11 Ultra Wideband could be at core of Apple Car keyless entry

11/26/2019, 10:11 am

Apple is considering the possibility of using an iPhone or Apple Watch to provide keyless entry for its long-rumored Apple Car, with the use of Ultra Wideband to help make the system more precise at determining the range of the user from the car than current keyfob-based systems.

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Apple Car could borrow TrueTone tech to balance internal lighting

11/12/2019, 09:11 am

An Apple-produced car under 'Project Titan' could include an lighting system that keeps the light inside the vehicle as even as possible throughout a journey, such as changes by cloud movements and traveling through a tunnel, by borrowing the core concept of the iPad Pro's TrueTone technology.

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Light-up Apple car seats in 'Project Titan' could tell you to buckle up

11/05/2019, 09:11 am

Apple is researching plans for a car lighting system revolving around embedding LEDs, lenses, and fiber-optics throughout the interior, potentially to tell passengers to put on their seatbelt at the start of a journey.

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Apple's self-driving car could hide radar system within the bodywork

10/15/2019, 08:10 am

A future Apple-designed self-driving vehicle may not show any external signs of its automated functionality, with Apple looking into how radar systems could be made smaller, lighter, and cheaper in a bid to hide them from the view of other road users looking at the vehicle.

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Apple proposes car hinges with force feedback, user-unlockable delivery trucks

09/17/2019, 10:09 am

Apple's potential future car could have force feedback systems added to the door hinges to prevent them from being opened too far, while the suggestion of lockable storage in a vehicle opens the door to automated and secured delivery trucks unlocked by iPhones.

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Apple car could be recharged by a vehicle-seeking robot in your garage

09/17/2019, 09:09 am

Apple's future car from 'Project Titan' could be accompanied by an accessory for the home to help recharge the electric vehicle, consisting of a small robot capable of hooking the car up to an electrical point below the vehicle to acquire more power.

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'Project Titan' Apple Car may have wide sliding doors and an adaptive stability system

08/20/2019, 08:08 am

Apple's 'Project Titan' self-driving car could include course-correction systems to assist with bad weather or road conditions, while sliding doors could have extra sensors to ensure they adapt to open as widely as possible, despite the presence of obstacles.

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Apple adds more drivers to autonomous car project

08/08/2019, 07:08 pm

Apple is expanding efforts to forward its self-driving car project, and according to government documents has added 33 drivers to test its fleet of 69 autonomous vehicles over the past three months.

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Apple recruits former Tesla engineering VP Steve MacManus

07/22/2019, 04:07 pm

Perhaps adding to evidence the company is working on a full-fledged car, Apple has reportedly hired Steve MacManus, a long-time auto industry veteran most recently with Tesla.

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Apple working on self-driving car wireless charging technologies

07/11/2019, 12:07 pm

Possibly suggesting grand ambitions for an Apple car, a patent application published on Thursday shows a wireless charging system for self-driving vehicles.

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Apple working on retractable bumpers for Apple Car

07/02/2019, 08:07 am

Apple's 'Project Titan' autonomous vehicle could have retractable bumpers on both ends of the vehicle, contracting away to make parking in confined spaces easier, but automatically extending outwards to protect the car while it is being driven in traffic.

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Jony Ive's departure reveals new details of Apple's car and TV plans

06/28/2019, 04:06 am

As current and former Apple staff discuss Jony Ive's departure, new details are emerging about the company's previously secret work on a self-driving car, a television -- and just what happened when Ive famously one-upped Scott Forstall.

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Apple acquires self-driving car startup Drive.ai [u]

06/25/2019, 06:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday confirmed the acquisition of self-driving shuttle and car kit startup Drive.ai, with the tech giant snagging dozens of employees, cars and other assets as part of the purchase.

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Apple's self driving car could have a remote driver bring you to the hospital

06/25/2019, 08:06 am

A car with self-driving capabilities could hand control over to a remote operator in the event of an emergency, Apple proposes, with an autonomous driving system taking instructions from a central system to get to a hospital or other location as quickly and as safely as possible.

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Apple reportedly in process of acquiring self-driving shuttle company Drive.ai

06/05/2019, 11:06 pm

Apple is reportedly in the process of acquiring once-promising self-driving shuttle firm Drive.ai in a deal that will bolster the tech giant's own autonomous vehicle initiative with seasoned engineers and segment experts.

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