Jump to navigation

Samsung is working on a new smartwatch that will use gesture controls alongside a standard touch interface.

Plans for the device were revealed in a patent application unearthed by the keen Samsung fans at Sammy Today. And it’s not just gestures made when moving the device which it's able to register.

samsung smartwatch patent

See, Sammy is also working out how the watch would recognise movements of a non watch-wearing hand.

The filing gives the example of a user clenching their first in order to complete an action on the device.

That would at least keep the watch face clear, so users could see what was happening on screen.

samsung gear 2 review 1

This idea remains in the planning stage. However, it does show that Samsung is already looking well beyond its current array of smartwatches, unveiled back in February at Mobile World Congress.

Source:

Electronista

Join the conversation

comments powered by Disqus

Stay up to date

  • Google+ Follow uSwitchTech
  • Subscribe to our RSS feed

Latest Comments

  • Chand90 1 day ago iPhone 6: new photos could... Apparently the thick white lines is where the glass is gonna be like the iPhone 5s and etc.
  • Ni Ha 1 day ago Samsung Galaxy Note 4: deluxe... With the new Samsung Galaxy coming out I better sell my old Samsung before the value of it drops. I...
  • nicktyler00 1 day ago iPhone 6: new photos could... So it is going to come with a built in 'come steal my new phone' beacon so all the undesirables can tell...

Search news

Categories