Samsung registers a trademark for XR glasses within the UK

Samsung registers a trademark for XR glasses within the UK

Samsung has secured a trademark with the UK Mental Property Workplace for “Samsung Glasses,” which might imply we’re lastly seeing some motion from the South Korean tech large to launch an XR headset.

The Samsung Glasses trademark was filed in August and later entered into registration in November, specifying that it covers “digital actuality headsets; augmented actuality headsets; headsets; smartphones; good glasses.” The information was first revealed by DownloadVR.

Samsung introduced in February that it had partnered with Google and Qualcomm to develop an XR machine, one thing the corporate mentioned on the time was “not too distant.” We’re nonetheless unsure what it will likely be like aside from {hardware} made by Samsung, software program made by Google, and chipsets made by Qualcomm.

Though the existence of a associated machine was not confirmed, solely a brief month later Samsung utilized for the US trademark “Samsung Galaxy Glasses”. In its description, the US registration is claimed to cowl the identical courses because the UK trademark.

That is actually a really broad vary of {hardware} masking your entire Price $3,500, which is scheduled to launch someday early subsequent yr.

Quest 3 (left) and Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional (proper) | Based mostly on pictures supplied by Meta, Apple

The Imaginative and prescient Professional is far bigger than glasses, so calling something in that format can be an odd transfer. There are a couple of candidates although.

One thing much like Ray-Ban’s Meta’s Good Glasses is perhaps extra appropriately referred to as “Samsung Glasses.” Confusingly sufficient, the Meta Good Glasses do not have a show, as an alternative they’ve cameras, headphones, microphones, and voice entry to the Meta digital assistant.

Another choice could possibly be a tool much like XREAL’s Air 2 Professional, which has birdbath optics and small OLED screens for consuming conventional content material, comparable to films, TV, and flat-panel video video games.

A full pair of AR glasses for the day is unquestionably out of the image, as optics and battery know-how (amongst different issues) nonetheless aren’t at a stage the place it matches into the glasses format. These are issues that each main tech firm within the XR house is at present engaged on, nevertheless it’s protected to say that we’re years away from what many hope would be the subsequent main computing platform.

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