Samsung’s Answer To Google Glass

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Samsung ‘google Glass‘ type patent filing. A design patent registered with Korean authorities in October shows an electronic device in the form of spectacles. It has been categorized as a BN-AC944_samgla_D_20131024032441type 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.

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