larz2112 wrote: »
I wonder if the Autography app people have any patents because it looks like Apple is copying and trying to patent the exact same technology/concept that Autography has already implemented. Based on their website and lack of company info, it seems like Autography is a small (maybe even 1-4 person) operation. I wonder if this is a case where a largercompany with significant rescources scours the internet for cool ideas that are unprotected, then develops their own version and patents it.
I ran into a famous cartoonist in the late 90's and wanted to get his autograph. Unfortunately I didn't have any paper and a pen available at the moment. All I had was my Palm Pilot, so I pulled up the drawing app and handed it and the stylus to him. He signed it and drew a little cartoon as well without a second thought.
Unfortunately there was no good way to get those images off the Palm Pilot so I don't have it any more.
rot'napple wrote: »
While a nice novelty, you will never see those signatures on 'Antiques Road Show' getting appraised for the big bucks!