Samsung Round Wearable And HG Wells

Samsung has recently filed patents for new wearable devices. This little device has a round screen design and strongly recalls a 19th century idea from HG Wells' 1899 story When the Sleeper Wakes.


(Samsung wearable device patent)

Perceptive fans of H.G. Wells may recall the round, pocket-sized displays mentioned in his 1899 story When the Sleeper Wakes:

He flicked out a little appliance the size and appearance of a keyless watch, whirled the knob, and behold -- a little figure in white appeared kinetoscope fashion on the dial, walking and turning...
(Read more about Wells' kinetiscope appliance)

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