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Sony Opens Up its SmartWatch Platform

For many years now, users have been awaiting the fabled "Dick Tracy watch" -- a smart watch that can perform advanced digital computing and communications tasks. There are lots of stories speculating about an iWatch offering from Apple, and Samsung officials have talked up their answer to such a smart watch.

Sony's SmartWatch platform (a SmartWatch is shown here) is poised to be a strong competitor in this space, and now the company has announced that it has opened its SmartWatch platform for developers, encouraging them to create and flash alternative firmware to Sony's.

 

 
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