Samsung is known for pushing its products towards innovation and working on offering consumers powerful devices, regardless if they’re smartphones, smartwatches or VR headsets. Samsung has recently filed a trademark application for Samsung Ahead, which is a headset similar to Google’s Glass.
Rumors on Samsung working on a rival for Google Glass have started surfacing quite a while ago. In 2014, Samsung was thought to be working on a similar product. The Samsung headset was believed to be unveiled during UFA 2014 in Berlin, alongside the Galaxy Note 4.
The name of the device was rumored to beand the device was expected to be an ear and eye piece that connects to smartphones via Bluetooth. The Gear Glass was expected to run Tizen OS, but it seems that Samsung never got around to releasing it.
Samsung Ahead could come with an electronic display module and MP3 features
More information surfaced recently and revealed that Samsung has filed afor a Google Glass rival, the Samsung Ahead, according to . It patent application includes a logo and describes the device as a wearable computer in the shape of a helmet.
The post also shows that the device will come with an operating system for wearable digital electronic devices, an electronic display module, MP3 features and many more.
Ahead will use oscillators to create a surround sound effect without having to block out background noise. It will also come with two microphones and will allow users to change music tracks, answer calls with the Push to Talk version or place calls. It will come in multiple colors and will have some buttons for controlling the volume.
The patent application doesn’t show if and when the device will hit the market or any other details regarding its specs and performance.