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Samsung trademarks "Ahead" wearable

Samsung Ahead wearable device
Samsung Ahead
A new patent filing describes a helmet-shaped smart wearable that might end up launching as a Google Glass alternative some day, although Samsung has already unveiled a device with this name.
Codrut Nistor,

As strange as it may seem, Samsung has filed for a trademark for a product they already unveiled earlier this year. Unfortunately, that device is not available for purchase yet, but things could change soon, and Google Glass might finally face a worthy competitor.

Dubbed Samsung Ahead, the product is a triangular device that is used on a helmet and pairs with any smartphone with Bluetooth connectivity. The device attaches to the helmet thanks to a few magnets, and it provides the usual features of a smart wearable - it can play music, make phone calls, or interact with the connected handset without removing the helmet.

For now, there is no information on pricing or availability, but the trademark filing suggests that Samsung Ahead might soon hit the market. Next time it will probably surface at TENAA or on a benchmark database, so stay tuned.

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Codrut Nistor
Codrut Nistor - Senior Tech Writer - 5568 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2013
In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2016-06-27 (Update: 2016-06-27)