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Samsung files trademark for Galaxy Gear name, smartwatch is real

Samsung files patent for Galaxy Gear, details what its smartwatch might be used for (KRX:005930)

| Wearable Computing News | Posted: Aug 6, 2013 11:28 pm

It appears the rumors that Samsung will be bringing a Galaxy branded smartwatch to market are true. Of course we've known this for a while, but it's always nice to receive confirmation from new sources. Today, a new trademark filing has popped up in which Samsung has filed to protect the Galaxy Gear name.

 

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The trademark filing was spotted by website GalaxyClub and it specifically states that the Samsung Galaxy Gear name pertains to a "wearable digital electronic device in the form of a wristwatch, wristband or angle capable of providing access to the Internet and sending and receiving phone calls, electronic mails and messages." The application goes on to mention that the Galaxy Gear could have the ability to keep track of messages, managing personal information, and smartphones, tablets, and PCs.

NEWS SOURCES
Galaxyclub.nl, Electronista.com

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