“Watchmaker Tag Heuer wants to smartwatch make”


The manufacturer of wristwatches Tag Heuer wants to own a smartwatch produce. That the director of the company announced. The company began four months ago to the development of a smartwatch.

The company now has all of ‘partnerships’ is closed and is considering making acquisitions for the development of the smartwatch. The head of the horlogetak of LVMH, the giant luxury articles where Tag Heuer falls under, that specified opposite to Reuters news agency. The watch would be at the earliest in the beginning of 2015 come on the market. The watch comes only on the market when it is finished and it is ‘new and unique’, says the ceo.

LVMH does not indicate whether there is cooperation with Google, with Android Wear an operating system for smart watches is offering, or Intel. Earlier, it was the rumor out that the watch is a soc from Intel on board would have. Also would the watch be able to estimate how many calories the user burns.

The LVMH ceo Jean-Claude Biver, recognizes that smart watches a ‘challenge’ for the Swiss watch industry. “We can have this tsunami that is approaching do not ignore it,” says Biver opposite the Reuters news agency.