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Motorola Smartwatch patent

Lately, the smartwatch is all the rage. Not so much with consumers, but at Android Authority, where we’ve been beset on all sides by news of wearable technology. The latest comes from Motorola, who filed a “wearable display device” with the USPTO (US Patent and Trade office) back in February. While the big story is Motorola’s “gaze detection” technology, and creepy patent pictures showcasing it, the filing has a lot more to it.

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Over the past months, we’ve seen a slow but steady stream of smartwatches appearing on the market. Some of the more recent ones that we reported on are the Sony Smartwatch, which runs the full Android OS, and the yet to be released Pebble smartwatch, which is designed to function…

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Our phones aren’t just for making calls anymore, with the advent of the smartphone introducing the ability to check e-mail, surf the web, watch videos, listen to music and take pictures. Along these lines, we are also heading for a world where our watches aren’t just for telling time anymore….

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Who wears wristwatches anymore these days? After all, we have our phones to tell the time. People who share this sentiment may want to reconsider, now that some hipper and positively geekier smart watches have come bursting into the time-telling scene. Two of the most popular offerings were released by Sony,…