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Samsung Is Making Augmented Reality Glasses For Sport. What Sports?

by | 25th, October 2013

SAMSUNG wants to put its computers on your face. And has just landed a patent for a new device that will do just that.

Google has staked out the space of face computers and though little demonstrable desire has been expressed for the devices its Google Glass has been the poster child for the technology.

The idea is you walk around with a pair of glasses with a built-in computer that sits on top of one of your ears. The lenses are transparent screens through which you see the world, but also any stuff that Google wants to push on there, weightloss adverts, vouchers, that kind of thing. You know what Google likes to tell you about.

Samsung's new sports glasses, from the Korean patent

And you can’t look away because it’s in front of your face.

Like all good tech companies, Samsung has not been afraid to closely emulate the successes of its rivals. So say hello to the Samsung Sports Spectacles, a patent registered by the Korean Intellectual Property Rights Information Service on October2, and spotted by the WSJ . The twist is that these ones are for sport. Not rugby we guess. More running and “personal

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