For years, it has been assumed that it’s only a matter of time before Google unveils its own smartwatch. And now we have clear evidence that the company was – and maybe still is – planning a most unusual wearable, with a focus on something other manufacturers have ignored.
A patent was published on Tuesday by the United States Patent and Trademark Office showing a “Camera Watch,” and immediately spotted by LetsGoDigital. As you can see from the sketches above, the camera really does sit front and centre – sat right in the middle of the watch face, like HAL 9000’s red circle in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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