This summer, Sony has launched a platform First Flight to finance domestic projects. Another Japanese engineers began developing the original “smart” watches Wena, whose name stands for “wear electronics naturally”. The proposed concept is designed to make the wearing of the electronics on the arm more natural, but first things first.
Wena different from most other smart watches on the market that the “smart” part of the gadget is in the strap. That it supports popular in Japan, contactless payment technology FeliCa, allows you to receive notifications and track the physical activity of the user.
Developers declared compatible with the new items iOS-devices on the plans regarding support for Android yet unknown. With the vibration and LED-indicator Wena notify its owner of incoming calls and text messages, also reported the possibility of setting the color of the LED for notifications from various applications. “Smart” unit should be recharged only once a week.
To order, available in two models of smart watch in silver and black color options. The case diameter of 42 mm and a strap made of surgical steel, do not cause allergies. In Wena Chronograph chronograph watchwork by Citizen to run for up to 5 years, and more compact watch Wena Three Hands – three years. Is there a possibility of replacing the batteries, not reported.
At the time of writing, the project Wena collected more than half of the required amount of about 82.5 million US dollars. Price Model Three Hands starts with a mark of $ 330, while Chronograph is offered for $ 495. The black version of the smart watches are about $ 83 more expensive.