IFA 2014: Samsung may unveil GEAR GLASS with Tizen OS, smart glass wearable, SONY and EPSON may follow.
Francisco De Jesùs.
A Samsung Electronics Gear Glass mockup drawing.
IFA 2014 will take place in Berlin from September 5-10, 2014. Business Korea reports Samsung will unveil a Gear Glass wearable device at IFA 2014 this September,as well as SONY and EPSON may follow with similar glass wearables , others like Apple, Microsoft and LG Electronics, who already filled for smart-glass patents applications are yet behind Google, Samsung, SONY and EPSON.
This news were confirmed to Business Korea by a Samsung Associate in May 12.
The GEAR GLASS will run on Tizen OS. The GEAR GLASS combines an ear piece and display, enabling people tio listen to music with the right ear while looking at the display with the right eye.
Epson also unveiled its smart glass “MOVERIO BT-100” in the local market last March, and is to officially introduce it at the end of this month.
One industry observer said, “The smart glass is a content platform and a final product that can contain technologies of software and hardware companies. It is superior in product value to the smart watch. The smart glass is a wearable device that can be the next smartphone together with the smart watch.”