As a patent attorney with an interest in technology and music, this patent granted last month to Apple caught my eye.

It seems that a future generation of AirPod might include two methods of transmitting music to listeners. The first is conventional sound waves into the listener's ear. The second generates vibrations in the listener's skull.

I guess that would make for a more immersive experience.

There's much to be learnt from the patent publications of tech companies and others. I've written about this on several occasions in the past, including technology from Apple, BMW and Tesla