Fossil Wrist PDA

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The Fossil Wrist PDA is a smartwatch that runs Palm OS. The newer incarnation, which does not include Palm OS, is called the Fossil WristNet watch.wikipedia
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Smartwatch

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The Fossil Wrist PDA is a smartwatch that runs Palm OS.
In 2003, Fossil released the Wrist PDA, a watch which ran the Palm OS and contained 8 MB of RAM and 4 MB of flash memory.

Wearable computer

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In 2002, Fossil, Inc. announced the Fossil Wrist PDA, which ran the Palm OS.

Fossil Group

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In 2003, the company released the "Fossil Wrist PDA" wristwatch computer which is a tiny Palm OS-based PDA worn like a watch.

Palm OS

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The Fossil Wrist PDA is a smartwatch that runs Palm OS.

Don Brewer

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The development of the Fossil Wrist PDA began in 1999 when engineer Donald Brewer licensed a read-only version of the Palm OS from Palm Source and tried to make it work in a watch.

Smart Personal Objects Technology

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He began to talk with Microsoft engineers, who were looking for a wrist-top platform as well and were busy developing Smart Personal Objects Technology (SPOT watches).

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The resulting device was rushed to the COMDEX convention where it won the "best of COMDEX" award for "best mobile device".

Virtual keyboard

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Like other Palm OS devices, they synchronize or exchange information with a PC, have an infrared port, a virtual keyboard, and a touch screen.

Graffiti (Palm OS)

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It supports most of the features of the graffiti handwriting recognition system.

Stylus

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A tiny stylus can be stored in the watch clasp.

Palm III

The screen resolution is equivalent to a Palm III, and an electroluminescent backlight allows it to be used at night.

Electroluminescent display

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The screen resolution is equivalent to a Palm III, and an electroluminescent backlight allows it to be used at night.

Wired (magazine)

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In 2003 Wired.com called it "revolutionary" and a "Dick Tracy watch".

Handspring (company)

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One reviewer noted that with a weight of 108 grams, it weighs nearly as much as the Handspring Visor PDA, which is 174g.

Lithium-ion battery

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The watch uses a rechargeable lithium ion battery.

Freescale DragonBall

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List of Palm OS devices

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