Thursday, September 5

Qualcomm announces its own Smartwatch – the Toq, with a Mirasol display that can last for days

You just witnessed the "Sixth Sense" guy Pranav Mistry reveal the latest Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch with much excitement, but Qualcomm had their own "Digital sixth sense" idea. The guys behind the Snapdragon processors have just announced their own implementation of a wearable computer - the Toq Smartwatch. Pronounced "Talk", the smartwatch has been blessed with Qualcomm's own technologies like the super low power reflective display tech - Mirasol, Qualcomm WiPower wireless charging and proprietary Qualcomm MEMS technology. Skip past the break for more details and watch this video now - “Toq’s always on, always connected, always visible wearable technology gives you a ‘Digital 6th Sense,’ telling you what you need to know, when you need to know it, with just a glance at your wrist or a whisper in your ear. Toq is a showcase for the benefits of the Mirasol display, WiPower LE and stereo Bluetooth technologies and highlights the experience that the wearable category can provide,” said Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, chairman and chief executive officer of Qualcomm. “Toq not only represents a long history of technological innovation for Qualcomm, but it also demonstrates our commitment to delivering the breakthrough technologies that redefine the ways we interact with ...