Mary-Ann Russon writes: “the patent application for Samsung’s smart glasses describes using two cameras in the glasses to project three-dimensional images in mid-air in order to create a virtual input interface, with the aim being that users then have a visual way to interact with apps and smartphone functions, similar to the way they would interact with their phones.

Play a virtual piano with smart glasses

But Samsung’s engineers have also gone a step further to visualise how a user could project the augmented reality objects onto physical real-life objects and use them to interact with the smart glasses’ menus or apps.”