Apple Car Might Use Infrared Headlights To Aid With Nighttime Visibility, Patent Reveals

Speculation surrounding Apple’s purported development of an autonomous vehicle has grown since the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted the company a patent that relates to its zero-emission platform dubbed “Project Titan.”

The patent details the use of infrared technology to help with nighttime visibility on the road. The published documents were spotted by Patently Apple, which went to describe it as “multi-modal sensing” specifically geared toward the detection and recognition of objects.