Few months back Samsung filed a patent with Korean authorities which shows an electronic device in the form of spectacles and is categorized as a type of “sports glasses. The filing of that patent by Samsung gave quite clear sign that it is working on something similar to Google Glass which at the moment is one of the most sought after wearable devices available even though not yet fully accessible to everyone.
As per koreatimes, Samsung is currently developing its smart glasses tentatively called “Galaxy Glass” and may be launching this wearable device at this year’s IFA fair in Berlin at the earliest. Proposed Samsung Galaxy Glass would link with a smartphone and will display alerts on a transparent or translucent lens in addition to letting users to take phone calls and listen to music just like the existing Galaxy Gear.
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To source displays for the Galaxy glasses, Samsung Electronics is collaborating with Samsung Display which is a display-making affiliate.
We will keep you updated as and when we hear more developments about the device.