Now, Google patents photo-snapping walking stick
Washington: Google has got its new invention, a walking stick that takes pictures whenever it hits the ground, patented.
According to the patent text, the stick has a sensor that provides location info about the elongated member’s position, Discovery News reported.
According to Geekwire, a patent application sketch shows the camera mounted on top of the stick; there are also multiple location sensors, a battery and a processing system in the middle and at the bottom there is a switch.
The patent has also been extended to stick-like objects such as a cane, a crutch, a monopod, a trekking pole, a rod or a staff.