It all began when day and night were created. The need to tell the time, to know the time and to be on time has always been an intrinsic part of life and thousands of years ago, as early as 1500BC, simple sundials were used by Ancient Egyptians to tell time from sunrise to sunset. The first version, prototype or model of the smartwatch is a distant associate of what is now known as a digital watch, which debuted in 1972; this was the Pulsar manufactured by Hamilton Watch Company a Swiss manufacturer of wristwatches based in Bienne, Switzerland. In 1998, Steve Mann the 'father of wearable computing' invented, designed, and built the world's first Linux wristwatch,
Since the 1972 debut of the Pulsar digital wristwatches, the smartwatch has emerged with an outstanding performance. It can simply be considered as a mini-computer that serves as a quick and portable access to multiple functions that range from the very obvious reason for watches which is, telling time, to more advanced features such as counting the number of steps, to receiving notifications and alerts for work, fitness and more.
The once non-complex wristwatch has evolved from being a simple time-telling device to an indispensable virtual assistant.
Integrate the smart technology of today's smartwatch into your day for a practical and convenient lifestyle.
Smartwatches will continue to take over the world because of its multi-function, and as science keeps evolving, more and more features will be seen in the latest smartwatches from different companies to suit the human need.
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