Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Timex IRONMAN Smartwatch is Powered by Qualcomm + AT&T

Timex introduced its IRONMAN ONE GPS+ SmartWatch boasting cellular connectivity even without a phone.

The watch, which was developed in collaboration with Qualcomm, offers email-based messaging, user tracking, emergency location signalilng, the ability to track speed/distance/pace, and social media integration. The device is powered by a cloud-based service delivery platform managed by Synchronoss, which is also leading the development of the product's mobile application and web portal. AT&T provides data connectivity. The price: $400.
"Wearables, including smartwatches, is an emerging category that holds significant promise for Qualcomm, and we are very pleased to have worked with Timex and AT&T on the development of the IRONMAN® ONE GPS+ sports watch and delivery platform," said Derek Aberle, President of Qualcomm Incorporated. "The watch combines the human wrist ergonomics expertise of Timex with proven Qualcomm technologies and will provide fitness enthusiasts with a truly unparalleled design and connected experience."

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