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Battle for Smartwatch Market Likely to Intensify with Release of New Apple Product

Battle for Smartwatch Market Likely to Intensify with Release of New Apple Product

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Apple Inc. on Friday released its new smartwatch — Apple Watch Series 7 — in South Korea in the latest move to further boost its presence in the growing smartwatch market. The release came as the pandemic-driven stay-at-home trend and rising health concerns have fueled the popularity of smartwatches [...]

Fossil Group Enters Agreement to Sell Select Smartwatch Technology To Google

Fossil Group Enters Agreement to Sell Select Smartwatch Technology To Google

RICHARDSON, Texas, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Today, Fossil Group (NASDAQ:FOSL) announced its plan to sell to Google for $40 million intellectual property (IP) related to a smartwatch technology currently under development by Fossil Group. As part of the transaction, a portion of Fossil Group’s research and development (R&D) team currently supporting the transferring IP [...]

Samsung, LG Anticipated to Unveil New Smartwatches Soon

Samsung, LG Anticipated to Unveil New Smartwatches Soon

SEOUL, Jul. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tech giants are expected to showcase new smartwatches within a few months, industry watchers said Thursday, as they seek to catch up with market leader Apple Inc. According to the sources, Samsung Electronics is expected to showcase the successor of the Gear S3 smartwatch around the upcoming [...]

LG Electronics to Release New Smartwatch Next Month: Sources

LG Electronics to Release New Smartwatch Next Month: Sources

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc., which recently showcased the LG G7 ThinQ smartphone, plans to release a new smartwatch next month, seeking to accelerate efforts to revitalize its struggling mobile communication business, industry watchers said Wednesday. The new smartwatch would become the successor of the LG Watch Style released in March [...]

New Report Tracks EM Wave Absorption for Industry’s Top Smartwatches

New Report Tracks EM Wave Absorption for Industry’s Top Smartwatches

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent report from the National Radio Research Agency has revealed that an LG smartwatch has the highest Specific Absorption Rate, as part of an EM wave absorption analysis for Apple, Samsung and LG smartwatches.  The SAR measures the rate at which energy is absorbed by the human body [...]

Stay Connected in Style with the Gc Connect Smartwatch

Stay Connected in Style with the Gc Connect Smartwatch

ZUG, Switzerland, Mar. 21, 2017 (Korea Bizwire) — Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Gc joins forces with the recognised Google technology and Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 2100 processor for the next-generation wearables, as one of the first watches running Android 2.0, Google’s latest operation system. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/e7e2badf-fe26-4f7d-9cc2-a4efea77a964 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/8ad63174-c0ec-44b8-951e-7872b6250811 Gc Connect with [...]