Yesterday was announced a partnership between TAG Heuer, Google and Intel to release a Swiss smart watch powered by Android Wear and Intel technology. This is the beginning of a collaboration between these companies and Swiss watchmakers, that wants to gather each company’s respective expertise in luxury watchmaking, software and hardware.
With this partnership these companies want to create a product that is both luxurious and seamlessly connected to its wearer’s daily life.
Accoding to Jean-Claude Biver, President of the Watch Division LVMH Group and CEO of TAG Heuer
Swiss watchmaking and Silicon Valley is a marriage of technological innovation with watchmaking credibility. Our collaboration provides a rich host of synergies, forming a win-win partnership, and the potential for our three companies is enormous
David Singleton, Director of Engineering for Android Wear, also said
By fusing beauty with technology, the Swiss watch has inspired generations of artists and engineers alike—including us at Google. So we’re thrilled to be working with TAG Heuer and Intel to bring a unique blend of emotion and innovation to the luxury market. Together, and using the Android Wear platform, we can imagine a better, beautiful, smarter watch
With this amazing partnership there are a lot of reasons for this to be a great smartwatch with excellent features.