Smartwatch

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A smartwatch is a wearable computer in the form of a wristwatch; modern smartwatches provide a local touchscreen interface for daily use, while an associated smartphone app provides for management and telemetry (such as long-term biomonitoring).wikipedia
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Casio

Casio Computer Co., LtdCasio ComputerCASIO Computer Co.
These models were followed by many others by Seiko during the 1980s, most notably the "RC Series": During the 1980s, Casio began to market a successful line of "computer watches", in addition to its calculator watches.

Nelsonic Industries

Nelsonic
Novelty "game watches", such as the Nelsonic game watches, were also produced by Casio and other companies.

Seiko Epson

EpsonSeiko Epson CorporationEpson America
It was developed by Seiko Epson and was powered by a computer on a chip.

Commodore 64

C6464Commodore
It was compatible with most of the popular PCs of that time, including Apple II, II+ and IIe, the Commodore 64, IBM PC, NEC 8201, Tandy Color Computer, Model 1000, 1200, 2000 and TRS-80 Model I, III, 4 and 4p. The RC-20 Wrist Computer was released in 1985, under the joint brand name "Seiko Epson".

IBM

International Business MachinesIBM CorporationInternational Business Machines Corporation
It was compatible with most of the popular PCs of that time, including Apple II, II+ and IIe, the Commodore 64, IBM PC, NEC 8201, Tandy Color Computer, Model 1000, 1200, 2000 and TRS-80 Model I, III, 4 and 4p. The RC-20 Wrist Computer was released in 1985, under the joint brand name "Seiko Epson".

NEC

NEC CorporationNEC AvenueNEC Home Electronics
It was compatible with most of the popular PCs of that time, including Apple II, II+ and IIe, the Commodore 64, IBM PC, NEC 8201, Tandy Color Computer, Model 1000, 1200, 2000 and TRS-80 Model I, III, 4 and 4p. The RC-20 Wrist Computer was released in 1985, under the joint brand name "Seiko Epson".

Tandy Corporation

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It was compatible with most of the popular PCs of that time, including Apple II, II+ and IIe, the Commodore 64, IBM PC, NEC 8201, Tandy Color Computer, Model 1000, 1200, 2000 and TRS-80 Model I, III, 4 and 4p. The RC-20 Wrist Computer was released in 1985, under the joint brand name "Seiko Epson".

Microprocessor

microprocessorsprocessorchip
It had a SMC84C00 8-bit Z-80 microprocessor; 8 KB of ROM and 2 KB of RAM.

Kibibyte

KiBKBkibibytes
It had a SMC84C00 8-bit Z-80 microprocessor; 8 KB of ROM and 2 KB of RAM.

Read-only memory

ROMROMsread-only
It had a SMC84C00 8-bit Z-80 microprocessor; 8 KB of ROM and 2 KB of RAM.

Random-access memory

RAMmemoryrandom access memory
It had a SMC84C00 8-bit Z-80 microprocessor; 8 KB of ROM and 2 KB of RAM.

Microsoft Schedule Plus

Microsoft Schedule+Schedule+
The early Timex Datalink Smartwatches realized a wireless data transfer mode to communicate with a PC. Appointments and contacts created with Microsoft Schedule+, the predecessor of MS Outlook, could be easily transmitted to the watch via a screen blinking light protocol.

Steve Mann

Prof. Steve MannSteve Mann’sSteven Mann
In 1998, Steve Mann invented, designed, and built the world's first Linux wristwatch, which he presented at IEEE ISSCC2000 on 7 February 2000, where he was named "the father of wearable computing".

Samsung

Samsung GroupSamsung MobileSamsung SDI
In 1999, Samsung launched the world's first watch phone, the SPH-WP10. Burg receives the award for the Most Innovative Product at the Canton Fair in April 2009 Also, Samsung launched the S9110 Watch Phone which featured a 1.76 in color LCD display and was 11.98 mm thin.

Megabyte

MBmegabytesMbyte
The original version had only 6 hours of battery life, which was later extended to 12. It featured 8 MB of memory and ran Linux 2.2.

Citizen Watch

CitizenCitizen WatchesCitizen Watch Co.
IBM began to collaborate with Citizen Watch Co. to create the "WatchPad".

Graphics display resolution

WVGAQVGAqHD
The WatchPad 1.5 features a 320 × 240 QVGA monochrome touch sensitive display and runs Linux 2.4.

Palm OS

PalmPalm Operating SystemPalm OS 5.2.8
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.

Canton Fair

China Import And Export Fair(Canton Fair)
Burg receives the award for the Most Innovative Product at the Canton Fair in April 2009 Also, Samsung launched the S9110 Watch Phone which featured a 1.76 in color LCD display and was 11.98 mm thin.

Motoactv

Motorola released MOTOACTV on November 6, 2011.

Liquid-crystal display

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While internal hardware varies, most have an electronic visual display, either backlit LCD or OLED or Hologram. The watch has a 1.26 in 144 × 168 pixel black and white memory LCD using an ultra low-power "transflective LCD" manufactured by Sharp with a backlight, a vibrating motor, a magnetometer, ambient light sensors, and a three-axis accelerometer.

Sharp Corporation

SharpSharp ElectronicsSharp (Rice Cooker)
The watch has a 1.26 in 144 × 168 pixel black and white memory LCD using an ultra low-power "transflective LCD" manufactured by Sharp with a backlight, a vibrating motor, a magnetometer, ambient light sensors, and a three-axis accelerometer.

Magnetometer

digital compassDigitalmagnetometers
The watch has a 1.26 in 144 × 168 pixel black and white memory LCD using an ultra low-power "transflective LCD" manufactured by Sharp with a backlight, a vibrating motor, a magnetometer, ambient light sensors, and a three-axis accelerometer.

IOS

iPhone OSApple iOSiPhone
It can communicate with an Android or iOS device using both Bluetooth 2.1 and Bluetooth 4.0 (Bluetooth Low Energy) using Stonestreet One's Bluetopia+MFi software stack.

Bluetooth Low Energy

BLELELow Energy
It can communicate with an Android or iOS device using both Bluetooth 2.1 and Bluetooth 4.0 (Bluetooth Low Energy) using Stonestreet One's Bluetopia+MFi software stack.