RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – IBM, the world leader in patents, could turn your watch into a tablet computer.
Smartwatches already monitoring your health could one day help you sign in to Facebook or catch a Uber clock on a walk or drive?
"This is by far the most outrageous smartwatch design ever, not Apple," explains the Asian era.
According to the LetsGoDigital tech website, Big Blue has acquired intellectual property protection for a "variable offset size for an electronic display device".
The patent was released in June and came to light on Monday.
LetsGoDigital published several different pictures showing how Big Blue could work.
The Smartwatch Contains According to The Inquirer, up to eight panels are folded into a screen that is 12 by 8 inches wide from a 3 by 2 inch start point.
"[T] It's a pretty big tablet for hold in two hands, let alone strapped to your wrist.
More pictures can be found at LetsGoDigital.