US Patent No. 10,485,103


Patent No. 10,485,103
Issue Date November 19, 2019
Title Electrical Components Attached To Fabric
Inventorship Daniel D. Sunshine, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
David M. Kindlon, Lake Arrowhead, CA (US)
Michael B. Nussbaum, Santa Cruz, CA (US)
Andrew L. Rosenberg, Salt Lake City, UT (US)
Andrew Sterian, Redwood City, CA (US)
Breton M. Saunders, Los Gatos, CA (US)
Christopher A. Schultz, San Francisco, CA (US)
David A. Bolt, Scotts Valley, CA (US)
Mark J. Beesley, Carmel Valley, CA (US)
Peter W. Mash, San Bruno, CA (US)
Steven Keating, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Chang Liu, Cupertino, CA (US)
Lan Hoang, Los Gatos, CA (US)
Assignee Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,485,103

1. An item, comprising:fabric having a conductive strand;
an electrical component electrically connected to the conductive strand, wherein the electrical component has a recess interposed between first and second portions of the electrical component, wherein electrical current passes through the first and second portions, and wherein the conductive strand passes through the recess in the electrical component; and
a protective cover that encapsulates at least part of the electrical component.