Thursday, May 24, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform Brings Artificial Intelligence Features to a New Tier of Smartphones
Intel Nervana NNP-L1000 Neural Network Processor Coming in 2019
Uber Ends Arizona Self-driving Program
Apple to Offer $50 Rebates for iPhone Battery Swaps
Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 SoC to be Dedicated to VR and AR Headsets
Next@Acer: Acer Debuts Premium Chromebooks, Gaming Desktops and Notebooks
LG Display and Google Develop an 18 megapixel 4.3-inch 1443 ppi 120 Hz OLED display for VR
IBM Crypto-Anchor Verifier, an AI-enabled Scanner for Visual Clues that Prove an Item's Authenticity
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, April 15, 2013
Microsoft May Also Develop Smart Watches


Microsoft has been added to the growing list of companies said to work on touch-enabled smart watches, joining Samsung Electronics, Apple and LG Electronics, a newspaper reported.

Microsoft has asked suppliers in Asia to ship components for a potential touch-enabled watch device, executives at the suppliers told The Wall Street Journal. One executive told the Journal that he had met with Microsoft's research and development team in Redmond, Wash.

Microsoft declined to comment.

Other tech leaders have been also reportedly looking to produce the wrist-worn technology. The New York Times reported earlier this year that Apple is experimenting with wristwatch-like iOS devices that feature curved glass, and Bloomberg reported that the company has about 100 people working on a smartwatch project. Apple board member Bill Campbell recently gave more weight to those reports by discussing the value of "intimate" devices such as cell phones and Google Glasses.

A senior executive at Samsung told Bloomberg last month that the electronics giant has been working on wearable devices likes smartwatches and has "been preparing the watch product for so long."

Startup Pebble Technology is already selling a watch that syncs wirelessly with smartphones and vibrates to alert wearers to incoming phone calls, Twitter posts and emails. Google is testing with consumers Google Glass, an eyeglass-style gadget that displays certain computerized information in a user's field of vision.

Late last year, the Financial Times shared another report about Google. The Android team was also reportedly working on a smart watch.

Korean technology giant LG Electronics is also reportedly developing its own smart wristwatch, The Korea Times had reported. LG was also said to develop a smart product similar to Internet giant Google's Glass.


Previous
Next
Dish Makes $25.5 billion Offer For Sprint        All News        Google Changes Search To Reach Deal With EU
Sony Introduces White Screen Dolby3D Cinema Solution     Consumer Electronics News      Sony's 2013 BRAVIA TVs Available for pre-Order Now

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Acquires Conversational AI Company Semantic Machines
New LG Smartwatch Coming Next Month
Microsoft Build 2018 Highlights
Azure and Office Power Microsoft's Third Quarter Results
Fitbit Versa Smartwatch Available for $200
Microsoft Unveils Reorganization Plan
Microsoft Previews Windows Server 2019
IDC Sees a Bright Future for Smartwatches
Microsoft Sees Cloud services As The Future of Games
Microsoft Uses AI to Match Human Performance in Translating News from Chinese to English
Fitbit Releases New Devices for Women, Parents, and Kids
Wearables Market Grows as Apple Seizes the Leader Position

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .