Samsung Grabbing at Round Smartwatch Patents with New Gesture Control Tech

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  1. dgstorm

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    It looks like Samsung has been paying attention to the media hype surrounding the upcoming round-faced Moto 360 smartwatch, and/or their relative failures with their current square-faced smartwatches. According to the latest intel from the USPTO, Samsung filed patents for three new round-faced smartwatches.

    On top of these new shapes for their wearables, they also filed for a new gesture based control patent for these devices. At least it looks like Samsung is willing to adapt to the market. What do you guys think? Could Samsung make a smartwatch as attractive as the Moto 360?

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    What are the patents for? Are they patenting a round smart watch? Or a round smart watch with a camera? Also, gestures? Samsung really wants to be the better patent troll, don't they.
     
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    Yes, I too am confused with these patents. How can you patent a shape?
    "Circle get's the square!" (tic tac toe show reference)
     
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