Samsung patents a ring-operated smartwatch design

Smartwatches might be extremely small compared to smartphones, but the method of input is the same on both: touchscreens. With the Apple Watch, Apple added a secondary way of operating a smartwatch by taking the crown found on mechanical watches and turning it into a digital crown that can be used for functions like zooming in and out. Well, it looks Samsung is looking at doing something similar with another traditional feature found in watches – a new design patent awarded to the company shows a round smartwatch operated by a ring around the display.

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TechImperia1207d ago

All Apple and Samsung patents should be declared royalty free now if the world is to survive and care even a pie about sustainable development.