Couple of years back Samsung was known for home appliances (e.g. Washing Machine, Fridge and TV etc.) then it emerge as smartphone giant (specially for Samsung Galaxy series) and last year it releases its first wearable gadget ‘Samsung Galaxy Gear’ and Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit (a fitness gadget).
After proving its technology reach now Samsung is working on another milestone project, which is a wearable smart glass. You have heard about ‘Google Glass’, it’s a smart wearable glass. Using Google glass you can click photos, browse internet and access many apps (better known as Glassware Apps).
Google glass is still not available for open market and it is in testing mode and available for couple of thousand selected people worldwide.
Technology experts saying that, 2014 will be a year for wearable gadgets. So After Google now Samsung is also going to launch its first smart glass (most probably it will be known as – Samsung Galaxy Glass).
According to ‘PatentBolt’, The US Patent and Trademark Office granted Samsung a new design patent for Samsung Glass. It is a clear indication that we will soon see a next generation wearable smart glass from Samsung.
A new report from The Korea Times cites unnamed Samsung officials who claimed that, “The Company is currently developing its smart glasses, tentatively called “Galaxy Glass” with the goal of launching the product at this year’s IFA fair in Berlin at the earliest”.
Article on The Korea Times also reveals that, the device (Samsung Glass) would link with a smartphone to display alerts on a transparent or translucent lens, allowing users to take phone calls and listen to music, which is similar to Galaxy Gear in terms of functionality.
It seems that trend of having smartphone is going to change very soon and in future we all will be going to addicted for wearable devices.