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6 Surprising Patents Of Steve Jobs

By SiliconIndia  |   Tuesday, 09 October 2012, 05:26 Hrs   |    3 Comments
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Bangalore: Steve Jobs was a harsh CEO, a charisma, a collaborator and above all, a prolific innovator. We know his innovations including Apple ll, Mac and iPhone carved life to Apple, and this man has more than 350 patents attached to his title.

But interestingly, all the patents of Jobs’ were not related to Apple’s devices. There were some surprising patents that illustrate the thought-process which happens at one of world’s most admired companies.

Here is a list of some of them, compiled by Wired.

#6 Glass Staircase

No wonder why Apple’s flagship stores around the globe looks breathtaking. A trip to major Apple locations will in fact allow you to walk on one of Steve’s most iconic ideas- the glass staircases.  Jobs has patents under his title for the staircase designs in these stores. The stairs are constructed using three layer of glass with DuPont interlayer. The steps were held with Titanium connectors and the glass was itched with laser for traction.

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Reader's comments(3)
1: Steve Jobs was indeed great - inventor par excellence.
Dr.A.Jagadeesh Nellore(AP),India
Posted by:Anumakonda - 09 Oct, 2012
Steve jobs fans: Go suck his dick

He is the hypocrite to have made the technology so expensive instead of making it spread across humanity.
Harry Replied to: Anumakonda - 09 Oct, 2012
Humanity? hahahaha what a joke..
Sid Replied to: Harry - 31 Dec, 2012