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March 12, 2009 at 11:55 AM

Apple’s game plan for its “Wand” controller

Apple is seeking to patent a “wand” remote control device that can control a TV screen cursor by waving and flicking it around, according to a report today by AppleInsider.

The device could use a combination of infrared light, gyroscopes and accelerometers.

Apple Insider posted a few images of Apple’s patent filing, showing how the device works, but they missed this one:

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Comments | Topics: Apple, apple, Gadgets & products

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