Friday, October 25, 2013

Samsung Files Patent for Augment Reality Eyewear

"Samsung Electronics Co. appears to be creating a Google Glass of its own," reports the Wall Street Journal. "A design patent registered with Korean authorities in October shows an electronic device in the form of spectacles. It has been categorized as a type of 'sports glasses.''This design is of a type [of glasses] with earphones integrated, allowing [users] to take phone calls and listen to music during workouts,' according to a memo attached to several drawings of the device, filed by Samsung earlier this year. The device is linked to a smartphone and displays alerts for information running on the phone, providing easy access to control when the users’ hands are tied with sports activities, the memo says. The device features a lens that is either transparent or translucent, it says." Read more.

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