We've seen a few other smart glasses and headsets pop up since Google first entered the space and now Lenovo appears to be working on its own take on the concept.
A patent filed by Lenovo at the United States Patent and Trademark Office details an 'electronic device and sound capturing method' which looks a whole lot like Google Glass.
The device features bone conducting microphones which would allow for wireless communication alongside a heads-up display and audio and video recording capabilities.
Rise of the glasses
Lenovo hasn't named the device in the patent and having a patent for something doesn't mean it's ever going to become a commercially available thing, but it shows that Lenovo is at least exploring smart glasses.
You never know, Lenovo might yet enter the space and deliver a competitor to Google Glass and Samsung's Gear Glass.
- By 2016 there could be almost 10 million smart glass devices.
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