Microsoft SPOT and Suunto n3 Smart Watch review @ TechSpot

By on December 30, 2004, 6:11 AM
About four years ago, Microsoft's R&D team came up with a new technology called Smart Personal Object Technology (SPOT) which uses FM radio signals to broadcast information to your wristwatch. After a few delays, the SPOT service was finally launched earlier this year with four companies producing SPOT enabled watches: Suunto, Fossil, Tissot and Swatch. According to the software giant, thousands of watches have been sold since the service launch.



For the past few months we were given the opportunity to review Microsoft's SPOT service using a Suunto N3 Smart Watch and now time has come that will be sharing our impressions on the service with you. Read on for more.




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cantrell said:
Very nice review, Julio. The Suunto n3 is an excellent watch. FYI, the n3i (the updated version of the n3) has a lower profile which is nice if you typically wear dress shirts. There are also rumors about the n6-HR which combines all the features of the n3 and n3i and a heart rate monitor. Details here:[url]http://www.watchreport.com/2004/12/suunto_watches_
html[/url]Also, you can check out reviews on the Swatch and Fossil SPOT watches here:Swatch Paparazzi:[url]http://www.watchreport.com/2004/11/review_of_
he_s.html[/url]Fossil Wrist Net:[url]http://www.watchreport.com/2004/11/review_of_the_n.
tml[/url]Christian
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