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Sony E-Paper Smartwatch

Last week, when Sony’s plan of growing an e-paper smart watch broke quilt, your complete tech business compared it to one an identical flexible prototype E-Ink smart watch challenge, named FES Watch. Now, it turns out that the FES Watch is in reality firm’s secret mission, in keeping with Sony spokesperson.

Whereas speaking to the Wall street Journal on Friday, the spokesperson confirmed that firm has a challenge in construction, known as ‘type Entertainments’ (FES), where it’s finding out how digital paper can be utilized to make model products.

The FES Watch prototype is a smart watch that is completely produced from digital paper (together with watch face and the wrist band), which is alleged to change its look according to consumer gestures. It comes with 24 different person selectable patterns. While there’s no affirmation from Sony relating to the legit liberate of the product, the Japanese crowd funding mission web page notes that the supporters will be capable to pre-order the smart watch and obtain it after may just 2015.

A person concerned within the mission advised WSJ that, “We hid Sony’s title because we wished to test the actual value of the product, whether there shall be demand for our concept.”

Sony E-Paper Smartwatch Revealed as Crowdfunded FES Watch

The project was put on internet crowd funding website online in September, the place it had reportedly surpassed its initial intention of raising JPY 2 million (approximately Rs. 10 lakh) in simply three weeks, and on the time of writing had bought JPY 2.78 million (approximately Rs. 14.5 lakh) from a hundred and forty supporters.

Further citing the undertaking individual, WSJ notes that the Japanese electronics giant’s plan at the back of the project was once to redefine e-paper as a material, and it isn’t limited to watches, “as the crew can also be growing E-Ink-based totally bow ties, hat equipment or paper holders.”