Nissan has a good reason to venture into the field of the connected watch because this accessory can be useful to communicate information to the driver’s car.
The trend this fall is the “wearable technology”, the connected objects that is worn. The electronics manufacturer Samsung has also been a lot of ink lately, grilling politeness its Apple competitor with a first shows connected watch to a smartphone.
Evidence that this trend is not temporary, according to market analyzer, the institute IDC expects that consumers possess an average of 3.5 connected devices of this type in 2020.
And the movement is already gaining the automobile. The subject has been discussed in recent weeks with the use of Google Goggles (Google Glass) by Tesla and Nissan puts now with a watch attached to the car for sure.
Called Nismo Watch, this watch can connect via Bluetooth to a smartphone and especially the onboard vehicle system. The purpose of this exchange is to retrieve data from the car on his watch, and as the name suggests this watch – Nismo is the name reserved for sports cars of the Japanese brand – it comes to information on the performance of the car acceleration, timing to turn on the circuit or average consumption.
Nissan has a good reason to venture into the field of the watch connected because this accessory can be useful to communicate information to the driver’s car. Nissan yet a good reason to venture into the field of the watch as connected this accessory can be useful in the opposite direction, to communicate information to the driver’s car. Biometric information of driver such as body temperature and heart rate, which can be valuable to the on-board electronics to detect a drowsy or discomfort in the driver. Other manufacturers are also working seriously on the possibility of using biometric sensors to improve safety on board, Ford experimented with such a chair equipped with pulse sensors.
For now, this Nismo Watch is confined to a sports application and remains a concept. Nissan unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and search public reaction. Rather pretty, with its simple, sporty design, it already has the look for it.