A drawing of the controls from Apple's patent
A diagram of the potential earbuds from Apple's patent
Another possible design for the earbuds
Apple has received a patent for smart fitness-tracking earbuds
A breakdown of the how the earbuds will work
We recently featured a set of fitness tracking earbuds called The Dash. Now, a new patent has surfaced from Apple that locks down similar technology, citing "an audio output device configured to be positioned within a user's ear; a monitoring system located in substantially close proximity to the audio output device."
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