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Now, Google patents photo-snapping walking stick

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 15:37

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.


First Published: Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 15:37

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