Nintendo Apply For Toy Patent

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a Toy patent (商願2020-078592) in Japan, which intends to prevent damage to an IC tag even when the outer surface is made of a relatively soft material.

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Nintendo Apply For Quality of Life Patent

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for an information processing patent (商願2020-072800) in Japan, which intends to motivate a user to continuously measure health information, including the user’s sleep patterns.

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Nintendo Apply For amiibo Patent

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for an amiibo related patent (商願2020-062383) in Japan. The patent aims to provide an information processing program capable of controlling NFC (near-field communication) by using an operation object (amiibo) controlled by a user. Please note this is just a brief summary of a 39 page PDF. Yusuke Amano and Aya Kyogoku are listed as the inventors. Image above thanks to Ryan Quintal and select images used in the application below thanks to J-PlatPat.

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