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Harrison DellaFera, Hope Hruska, Kenyn
Cheatham , Hayden Grimbilas
9/26/13
 Japanese watch company
 One of the original companies
 1972 – the Pulsar by Hamilton Watch
Company
 Acquired by Seiko in 1978
 Could store 24-digits,
first with user-
progra...
 1980s - PC age hit the market and idea of
smart watches came to life
 Data 2000 - introduced
In 1980s, external keyboar...
 1984 – RC-1000 Wrist Terminal
◦ First model of line
◦ Compatible with most PCs of time
 1985 - RC-20 Wrist Computer
◦ C...
 1990 – Seiko Receptor
◦ Doubled as a pager
◦ Followed by Swatch, who produced The Beep
 1998 – Seiko Ruputer
◦ More com...
 June 2000 - IBM produced
◦ Linux software increased battery from 6 to 12 hours
◦ 8MB of memory
◦ Accelerometer, vibratin...
 Smart watches give people access to:
◦ News
◦ Weather
◦ Sports
◦ Stocks
◦ Horoscopes
◦ MSN Instant Messenger
◦ Microsoft...
 Smart watches work
using a technology
Microsoft developed
called Smart Personal
Object Technology, or
SPOT
 Microsoft i...
 “SPOT is a new computing platform designed to
bring the power of .NET to everyday objects. SPOT
allows for enhanced mini...
 SPOT uses FM broadcasting, like the kind
picked up by a radio, to deliver Web-based
data to Smart objects.
 Smart watch...
 Piezo (piezoelectric ceramic crystal)
- A crystal that enables the smart watch to
generate sound.
 PCB (printed circuit...
 The smart watch battery is rechargeable. Some
models come with a recharging stand, but
other models use an adapter that ...
 Gets updates via Wi-Fi every hour
 Runs on Android
 Uses a micro version of the app store
 Price: $199
 Comes in a variety of shapes and colors
 Includes many apps but needs to be
connected to a phone
 Build in microphone ...
 Requires Bluetooth connection for apps and
headset to listen to music or make calls
 Only compatible with Android phone...
 Primarily used for runners
 Uses GPS to track mileage and calculates how
many calories you have burned
 Plays music an...
 Can always access important messages,
reminders etc. while on-the-go.
 Social media
 Trendy and fashionable
 Less tim...
 Small battery life
 Small processor/screen
 Worn with formal/informal wear
 Work vs. Play
◦ distracting
 Privacy
 h...
 What do you think are some problems that
smart watches will have to overcome in order
to be successful?
 What capabilit...
 http://articles.latimes.com/2013/aug/20/busine
ss/la-fi-tn-smart-watches-not-a-hit-among-
millennials-20130819
 http://...
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  1. 1. Harrison DellaFera, Hope Hruska, Kenyn Cheatham , Hayden Grimbilas 9/26/13
  2. 2.  Japanese watch company  One of the original companies
  3. 3.  1972 – the Pulsar by Hamilton Watch Company  Acquired by Seiko in 1978  Could store 24-digits, first with user- programmable memory
  4. 4.  1980s - PC age hit the market and idea of smart watches came to life  Data 2000 - introduced In 1980s, external keyboard for data entry  Stores 2000 characters
  5. 5.  1984 – RC-1000 Wrist Terminal ◦ First model of line ◦ Compatible with most PCs of time  1985 - RC-20 Wrist Computer ◦ Could schedule, calculate, write memos ◦ Touch-sensitive screen, increased memory ◦ Could be programmed, but limited  1985 - RC 4000 PC Data graph ◦ “world’s smallest computer terminal” ◦ 2 KB of RAM
  6. 6.  1990 – Seiko Receptor ◦ Doubled as a pager ◦ Followed by Swatch, who produced The Beep  1998 – Seiko Ruputer ◦ More computer than watch ◦ 16-bit processor and 128KB of RAM
  7. 7.  June 2000 - IBM produced ◦ Linux software increased battery from 6 to 12 hours ◦ 8MB of memory ◦ Accelerometer, vibrating mechanism, and fingerprint sensor  Collaborated with Citizen Watch Co. ◦ WatchPad, failed ◦ Calendar software, Bluetooth, 16 MB of flash memory -$399 ◦ Marketed towards students and business people but discontinued  Expected amount of smart watches this year ◦ . It is expected that about 1.2 million smart watches will ship this year
  8. 8.  Smart watches give people access to: ◦ News ◦ Weather ◦ Sports ◦ Stocks ◦ Horoscopes ◦ MSN Instant Messenger ◦ Microsoft Outlook
  9. 9.  Smart watches work using a technology Microsoft developed called Smart Personal Object Technology, or SPOT  Microsoft introduced SPOT at Comdex in 2002.
  10. 10.  “SPOT is a new computing platform designed to bring the power of .NET to everyday objects. SPOT allows for enhanced miniaturization, low power consumption and a low cost solution allowing for accessories such as watches to become more purposeful through the power of software.”
  11. 11.  SPOT uses FM broadcasting, like the kind picked up by a radio, to deliver Web-based data to Smart objects.  Smart watches receive more than 200 channels of information that are broadcast on a radio spectrum leased by Microsoft.  4 companies producing SPOT: Suunto, Fossil, Tissot, and Swatch.
  12. 12.  Piezo (piezoelectric ceramic crystal) - A crystal that enables the smart watch to generate sound.  PCB (printed circuit board) - The PCB in the Smart Watch houses the CPU, memory and radio chip.  DirectBand radio receiver chip - This is how online servers connect to the watch. - These chips are the heart of SPOT technology.
  13. 13.  The smart watch battery is rechargeable. Some models come with a recharging stand, but other models use an adapter that plugs into the wall.  Certain models can last up to two days on one charge
  14. 14.  Gets updates via Wi-Fi every hour  Runs on Android  Uses a micro version of the app store  Price: $199
  15. 15.  Comes in a variety of shapes and colors  Includes many apps but needs to be connected to a phone  Build in microphone to make calls from watch  Price: $469-$2299
  16. 16.  Requires Bluetooth connection for apps and headset to listen to music or make calls  Only compatible with Android phones  Allows you to read entire emails  Price: $149
  17. 17.  Primarily used for runners  Uses GPS to track mileage and calculates how many calories you have burned  Plays music and syncs with Android phones  Price: $249  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGzHnsW 7wn0
  18. 18.  Can always access important messages, reminders etc. while on-the-go.  Social media  Trendy and fashionable  Less time spent on phone  Price is justified  Upgradable
  19. 19.  Small battery life  Small processor/screen  Worn with formal/informal wear  Work vs. Play ◦ distracting  Privacy  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=no5gs0an 9Fk ◦ 4:30
  20. 20.  What do you think are some problems that smart watches will have to overcome in order to be successful?  What capabilities do you think smart watches might need to include in order to be as desirable as the iPhone or the iPad?  Do you see a stable or growing market for smart watches? Why?
  21. 21.  http://articles.latimes.com/2013/aug/20/busine ss/la-fi-tn-smart-watches-not-a-hit-among- millennials-20130819  http://www.techradar.com/us/news/portable- devices/before-iwatch-the-timely-history-of- the-smartwatch-1176685/1#articleContent  http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/cl ocks-watches/smart-watch.htm  http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/are- these-5-top-smart-watches-only-time-will-tell- 643316

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