Magnetic beetles and smart audio system? What on Earth is Samsung ‘Magbee’?

  • Samsung trademark submitting emerges for “Magbee” title.
  • The trademark covers a complete host of goods, together with probably Samsung’s upcoming Bixby smart speaker.
  • Bizarrely, a Magbee brand and proof of a “magnetic beetle” speaker dial has additionally come to mild.

Samsung has filed for a mysterious new trademark — “Magbee” — which it will ultimately use to convey all of its hooked up devices underneath one emblem.

Word of the oddly-named emblem comes from an software to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The pending software used to be submitted simply over per week in the past on July 16 to be used within the U.S. and comes simply days after a separate trademark software emerged to be used in Europe.

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Weirdly sufficient, the title and a beetle brand (underneath) first gave the impression in an indicator file again in December closing yr for a speaker accent with an excessively atypical tagline: “Magnetic Beetle, A Sleek Wireless Dial Wheel.”

As famous via the parents over at SamMobile, there can be a number of hypothesis that the insect-inspired title of Samsung’s long-awaited Bixby smart speaker which is anticipated to release subsequent month along the Galaxy Note 9.

The Samsung AI speaker could also be named “MAGBEE” and Samsung has registered an indicator in Europe.

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You’d be forgiven for pondering this is unquestionably the case as underneath the most recent submitting’s Goods and Services tab there’s a transparent connection with “audio audio system,” which corresponds to the now-unavailable submitting from closing yr.

The factor is, the UPSTO submitting lists just about each imaginable form of mobile- or smart home-related era, together with smartphones, smartwatches, VR headsets, routers, chargers, cameras, pills, headphones, and a lot, a lot more.

Samsung Magbee logo USPTO

Confused? So are we.

Assuming Samsung’s software is a hit, we would possibly see the Magbee emblem rolled out at both the Galaxy Note 9 release match on August 9 or at a pre-IFA 2018 convention in Berlin later that very same month.

Considering Samsung has made no secret of its need to extend into and dominate the hooked up domestic marketplace with “conversable” virtual assistant era, it will make sense for the South Korean company to dream up an umbrella emblem for its smart, AI-powered merchandise, together with possibly the Bixby smart speaker.

We’ll have to attend and see to make certain, however for now make sure you proportion your ideas and theories on the Magbee title and the speculation of a “magnetic beetle” speaker dial within the feedback.