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Samsung Galaxy Watch Patent Points to Projector That Beams Info to Your Skin

A future Samsung Galaxy Watch may get a new LED projector that will beam a secondary display onto the user’s hand.

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's Galaxy Watch series is amongst the most popular range of smart watches. Known for quality, Samsung has also innovated on its devices in the past. For example, the rotating bezel for controlling the UI. It seems that Samsung is now working on something really outside the box for a future version of the Galaxy Watch.

A newly awarded patent from Samsung Electronics shows that the company wants to add a projector to a future wearable. This will provide an extra display that will beam on the user's hand through LED light projecting.

The Patent was published by the USPTO (United States and Trademarking Office) earlier this month. Titled “Wearable Electronic Device Including Projection Display,” the patent describes an array of LEDs that will sit on the side of the Galaxy Watch.

Lights are arranged in a precision arc, to the display will be projected in front, which will be on the user's hand. As with all patents, there are no guarantees that Samsung will develop this into a fully available feature.

Apple Watch Camera

I recently reported smart watch manufacturers will need to look to new technology and integration to keep customers interested.

has recently filed a patent for the Apple Watch that would put a camera on the device. At the heart of Apple's idea is a new mechanism for quickly removing the watch from its strap. That essentially means removing the watch and using it like a camera. A mini camera.

Where this may have a purpose is in sports or adventure captures. Think of the becoming a mini GoPro.

Tip of the day: File History is a Windows back up feature that saves each version of files in the Documents, Pictures, Videos, Desktop, and Offline OneDrive folders. Though its name implies a primary focus on version control, you can actually use it as a fully-fledged backup tool for your important documents.

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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