Casio to launch smartwatch next year

Thursday 2 July 2015 | 15:53 CET | News
Casio Computer is looking to enter the smartwatch market next year, saying it will produce a watch that is smart, rather than a smart device that is also a watch, the Wall Street Journal reported. The company is aiming to achieve JPY 10 billion in smartwatch sales as soon as possible, and thne expand the business from there. In the past, Casio developed watches with schedule managers, heart rate monitors and communication functions. "At times we just showed off with quirky features and then pulled those products when they didn't sell well," new CEO Kazuhiro Kashio said earlier. The company

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Casio Computer / Simple
Countries: World
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