Yes, there is an Asus VivoWatch, and it just might run Windows

Gigaom

Although Asus already has a smartwatch product in the Android Wear ZenWatch, it’s clearly not satisfied with just one wearable device. Evidence confirms that the company does have a second watch in the works and the referenced name indicates it could run Microsoft’s software.

microsoft band

Here’s what we know so far. Asus applied for the “Asus VivoWatch” trademark last month, as noted earlier this week by WinSource. The application describes watch that can monitor the wearer’s heart rate and can exchange data with a mobile device.

On Friday, NotebookItalia noticed that the Bluetooth SIG has certified the Asus VivoWatch for various Bluetooth 4.0 functions and describes Model HC-A01 of the VivoWatch as a “health watch which can detect heart rate and sleep data.” Clearly, Asus is planning a second smartwatch; perhaps we’ll see it next month at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona.

ASUS ZenFone 2 color line up 2

The twist here is in the product…

View original post 179 more words

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Brian By Experience. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s