Swatch plans to offer a smart watch in the next three months, according to told Bloomberg. The device can connect to the Internet via smartphone-probably without recharging its battery, said company director, Nick Hayek, a news agency, but did not specify how to do it.
The technologies available on the market today (as sunscreens and kinetic chargers) do not provide the amount of energy needed to give life to a smart watch those seen in recent times. Maybe it will go the way of the Withings Activité, a watch of conventional appearance and limited “smart” features, which used a conventional watch battery and offers several months of autonomy. Read the full story »