Those gifted geniuses in Apple's engineering labs are at it again. They recently patented a new technology which will likely offer a wide range of intriguing possibilities for iPad accessories. The patented tech is a "keyed magnetic structure." It's basically an arrangement of magnets which can be positioned on either side of the tablet. This structure can be implemented along with traditional magnets which will be able to receive input from iOS.
This technology will basically allow the iPad to connect to and interact with accessories in new and intriguing ways never before possible. Here's a quote with several of the possibilities,
That sounds very exciting! It's truly amazing how far they are taking even the simplest of technologies. The interactivity and interconnectivity of devices today and in the future is becoming astounding!