• Smart watch
• Technologies used
4. Smart watch
• The smart watch is a wearable gadget which
keeps our hands free and yet allows us to
use our Smart phones which might be at
home, which we are away.
• The idea of a smart watch has been taken from
the 1940’s comic strip, Dick Iracy, who was a
• The Smart watch was first introduced to in 1982.
The first smart watch was the Pulsar NL CO1. It was
released in 1982.
• The first Smart watch only stored 24 digits on
information. This ranged anywhere from
$2,500,00 to $3,000,00.
• 2013,“ The year of Smart watch”, Apple,
Blackberry, Google, LG, Samsung, Sony,
Microsoft, all actively involved in development
of smart watch.
• As a rule of thumb, smart watches need to be connected to a
smartphone for their full potential. If you do not, you may
only tell you. This is done via Bluetooth pairing, and some
devices allow quick and easy setup using NFC chips.
• Once you connect your smart watch to your smartphone, you
can select notifications on your watch, such as text messages,
emails, phones, and social networks. Smart watches can do
more than just talk to your cell phone. Smart watches have
different functions for smart watches, so check them before
you buy them.
• Many watches can be
paired to smart phones
to take calls, send texts.
• Watches often rely on
smartphones for full
• The boundaries between
smart watches and
fitness trackers are
getting blurred as heart
rate monitors, GPS and
sports wristbands are
• Either E-ink or Colour:
• E-ink saves battery with
5 days of battery life.
• Colour only lasts 1-2
• Touch interface
dominant, easier to
• Many use a
combination of touch
• Access to news
• Instant messenger
• Microsoft outlook
• Receive phone calls
• Read text
• Manufacturers are beginning to build smart
watches for both business and general use.
• In the future, I believe we will see the cross
Watching communications via mobile communications is
like we saw dial-up networks moving to Wi-Fi and more
• The future of smart watches should be smart
Spot is a discontinued initiative by Microsoft to create intelligent and personal home electronics appliances ,was first announced by Bill Gates in 2002 in a COMDEX computer exposition event. But additional detail was given in 2003. was commercially failed due to subsription based business model.