Google working on dual-wielding Google Glass?

Google working on dual-wielding Google Glass?

One-eyed Google Glass may be just the beginning with the search giant working on a dual-wielding model as we speak. A newly unveiled patent filing with the USPTO suggests something of that sort, hinting us Google is looking to add an extra dimension to the Glass. You can already see objects in 3D while not…

Samsung secures Gear Clock trademark

Samsung secures Gear Clock trademark

Samsung has secured another Gear trademark, Gear Clock, and yet again we’ve no idea what they’ll use this brand for. As far as we (don’t) know this could be either a Tizen or Android Gear-powered device. Or could be something completely different like a regular wrist watch with smallish screen used for notifications a la…

Samsung working on headphones with integrated head-up display?

Samsung working on headphones with integrated head-up display?

Samsung has filed a patent application for headphones with integrated head-up display (HUD). Despite calling this product the “Earphone,” we see it as a member of the “smart glass family,” and it will obviously compete with Google Glass. This isn’t the first time we’re hearing that Samsung wants to enter the smart glass market. Previously,…

Lenovo acquires patents from NEC

Lenovo acquires patents from NEC

At one point we thought that Lenovo could acquire NEC. Apparently, the Chinese firm isn’t looking for the Japanese company’s handset portfolio, but its patents. We’ve no information how much Lenovo paid for the privilege, but we do know they got NEC’s 3,800+ patent families filed in numerous countries around the world. The portfolio includes…

Google working on smart contact lenses!

Google working on smart contact lenses!

Forget about smart glasses – Google is working on smart contact lenses. But… there’s always some “but” with stories like these. The USPTO patent application filed by the search giant doesn’t describe a device as powerful as Google Glass; rather the “multi-sensor contact lens” is envisioned as a basic input device that will work in…

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