Samsung's answer to Google Glass might have appeared in patent

Samsung's answer to Google Glass might have appeared in patent
A patent awarded to Korean manufacturer Samsung, appears to show the tech giant's answer to Google Glass. The patent describes the device which Samsung calls "Earphone" in the documents. The earphone on the device is connected to a heads up display. This looks nothing like the drawing of the connected specs that Samsung patented in South Korea earlier this year. That design featured a sporty pair of lens with a camera in front and a cable that connects to a smartphone.

The newer sketch shows a device that strongly resembles part of Google Glass' heads up display. There also is a camera seen in the drawing. With this design, users would have a display to look at, and could also listen to audio. And back in March, Samsung patented a way to turn your fingers and palm into an AR QWERTY keyboard so that you can input text and numbers.

Earlier this year, there was talk that Samsung's smartglasses would be unveiled this coming September at IFA in Berlin.


source: Kipris (translated), GalaxyClub.nl (translated), SamMobile via Ubergizmo

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12 Comments

1. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

As much as I like Samsung, I dislike Google glass and all similar devices. I just hope this stays as a patent only :/

2. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

looks like the scouter from dragonball :P

3. andonia2

Posts: 34; Member since: Jul 26, 2013

It's over 9000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!​!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5. mayur007

Posts: 593; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

my frd i thought the same thing but wrote b4 me ..

9. UglyFrank

Posts: 2191; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Beat me to it +1

10. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Geiger scouter. Hehehe.

4. Warenward

Posts: 13; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

Never wore a bluetooth headset, and would definitely never wear that.

6. vuyonc

Posts: 1089; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

5 dollars they call it the Scouter LOL

7. vuyonc

Posts: 1089; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

5 more dollars it reads power levels. Individuals AND groups :)

8. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

That looks promisingly awesome!~

11. NIGER.AREA

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 14, 2014

Where is tech taking us to?

12. jrod78414

Posts: 102; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

your power level is over 21000

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