Apple reportedly working on iPhone touchless gesture controls

Apple is also developing iPhone displays that curve inward gradually from top to bottom

Gesture control would allow users to complete some tasks on the handset by moving their finger near the screen without actually touching it. Proximity of the finger to the screen would be the key, as the technology being developed is reportedly being built into the screen itself. This would involve a screen where the actual middle of the display is lower than the top and bottom edges, resembling LG's Flex smartphone to an extent. Judging by the description of the display, the phone is likely to have a rather large screen and an OLED panel, given that only OLEDs can curve easily.

Apple's iPhone X has an OLED screen that curves slightly at the bottom but isn't detectable.

Apple releases new versions of iPhones every year, topping themselves each time with the innovations introduced in the newer models. Reports now suggest Apple is developing a model with a curved screen design. A curved iPhone may be as little as two to three years away, the person said. And the latest report says that Apple will follow Samsung by offering curved displays and touchless control on future iPhones.

That means users will have to keep their gestures close to the display for it to work.

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As for the Postal Service, it has lost money for years, but online shopping has led to growth in its package-delivery business. While consumption habits, the over-supply of malls and megastores like Walmart played a role , so did e-commerce.

The information about Apple's new endeavor to come up with curved displays also seemingly confirms previous rumors that the tech giant will not only continue using OLED for its next-generation iPhones, but also increase the adoption of OLED screens this year.

"Both features are still in the early research and development stage and Apple could choose to not go forward with the enhancements", Bloomberg notes.

And finally, Apple's exploring a technology that's similar to Samsung's Air Gestures, which lets users do things like flip through web pages by waving their hand.

Google is also working on technology using gestures through a program called Project Soli.

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