Lenovo’s ‘Magic View’ smartwatch idea hides a personal show

Lenovo's 'Magic View' smartwatch concept hides a private display

Smartwatches, you realize the drill: a touchscreen show, and it feeds you notifications and stuff. Fairly boring, proper? Lenovo agrees, so has cooked up a “Magic View” idea to point out issues do not have to be this manner. The issue Magic View solves is straightforward: the small shows inherent in watches. The reply? A small, second display within the strap that originally seems beauty, till you maintain it to your eye. When you do, you will see a picture the corporate claims is 20 occasions bigger than the watch’s primary show. Lenovo says it is utilizing “optical reflection” to realize this, and that the second show can be utilized for viewing maps, wanting “round” photographs (utilizing the accelerometer within the watch we collect) and even viewing movies — do you have to be happy with holding your wrist to your eye to take action.

The prototype was on present at Lenovo’s Tech World present in Beijing, and bares greater than a passing resemblance to a Moto 360 — hardly shocking. Android Central say that the demo system was operating an Android-based mostly OS that was totally different to each Put on and Google’s primary cellular working system. The second show might sound a bit goofy at first, however Lenovo is probably going pitching it as a safety function, too. Provided that solely you possibly can see what’s on the second display, it is superb for personal viewing, or displaying notifications you don’t need the individual subsequent to you catching. Provided that Lenovo additionally confirmed some sensible footwear, that show your temper on a display, the Magic Eye does not appear so loopy in any case?

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