Samsung patent application reveals augmented reality headset design

The patent application includes what appears to be a full 3D render of the headset. | Image: KIPRIS

A newly discovered design patent application has revealed an unannounced Samsung augmented reality headset. Galaxy Club, which was first to spot the February 1st application, notes that the headset features two screens (one in each lens), and one image shows a cable running down its right arm (although it’s unclear if this is a wired headset or if the cable is just meant for charging).

The unannounced headset would be Samsung’s first foray into augmented reality after years of focusing on its lineup of mobile Gear VR headsets. However, in recent years, the entire mobile industry’s interest in VR has decreased. Samsung hasn’t released a new VR headset enclosure for its smartphones since 2017, and its latest flagship, the Note 10, is the…

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