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Fossil's MetaWatches receive FCC approval

updated 06:40 pm EDT, Thu August 25, 2011

Watches expected to arrive in September

Fossil's MetaWatch wristwatches have been approved by the FCC, despite the company's recent admission that the devices are facing production delays. The Commission tested the watches' Bluetooth capabilities, which enable communication with Android smartphones, tablets or other devices. TI's ultra-low-power chips are also paired with white-on-black OLED displays, a three-axis accelerometer, ambient light sensor and vibrating motor.

The watches are currently marketed as a developer platform that can be adapted for a variety of functions, though the primary features appear to be focused on smartphone integration. The displays can present information such as text messages, caller ID, e-mail alerts, weather forecasts, calendar entries or other information.

TI currently lists both watches with a September 29 launch date, however Fossil recently suggested the analog version would arrive a week behind the digital variant. [via Engadget]



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