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Telefonica to trial IoT smart watch device at Madrid half marathon

Monday 19 March 2018 | 15:34 CET | News

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Telefonica has announced that it will be taking advantage of the forthcoming Movistar Madrid Half Marathon and the 'Carrera Profutura' 5km run to be held in the Spanish capital on 08 April to trial a new 'Tracker Watch' device developed by its Internet of Things division. The waterproof smart watch comes with a SIM card and will be handed out to 1,000 runners for use during the race. Features include real-time location tracking, an SOS button to request assistance and alerts in case the runners fall or stray off track.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Movistar / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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