In 2010, a set of Apple patent applications showed that the company was looking into using future iPhones to generate 3D models of an object or place.
You mean like we can do with many image manipulation programs for years. Definitely patent not worthy
Another application filed last August entitled "Augmented Reality Maps" described an invention that would overlay data such as directions or street names in real time on top of live video.
You mean like I can do with my android phone photo. Next logical step is same on video. Definitely not patent worthy.
Apple has also filed for a "Schematic Maps" patent where a mapping application would dynamically emphasize or exaggerate details such as roads or landmarks.
You mean like I have done with Google Maps and Google Navigation fot the last 18 months?
Traffic could also play a key role in Apple's new Maps application for iOS 6. The company publicly announced last April that it was "collecting anonymous traffic data to build a crowd-sourced traffic database."
You mean like I can do in with Google Maps (just click traffic button and you see how quickly traffic is moving) and Google Navigation?