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Scania Watch : connected objects in the truck world

ECI - on 01/15/2015 10:50:03 am - By
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An innovation in the truck world ! With Sony Mobile, Scania just unveiled their first connected watch : the Scania Watch « Griffin black ». Merging fashion and high technology, the Swedish manufacturer is a step ahead on the connected object market for trucks. Designed to help truck drivers, the Scania Watch offers several specifics apps.

An innovation in the truck world ! With Sony Mobile, Scania just unveiled their first connected watch : the Scania Watch « Griffin black ». Merging fashion and high technology, the Swedish manufacturer is a step ahead on the connected object market for trucks. Designed to help truck drivers, the Scania Watch offers several specifics apps.

Features for truck drivers

The Scania Watch informs the driver about his fuel consumption, driving and rest times, driving style, average speed...It gets the truck's information and becomes a true work tool for the driver.

The connected watch can receive emails, texts and call notifications.

Scania's project manager, Jonas Svanholm, wants to develop the Scania Watch in the health department, by taking the driver's pulse.

 

Zoom on the technical characteristics of the Scania Watch

Developed with Sony Mobile, the Scania Watch is based on the Smartwatch 3 by Sony.

-          Screen : 1,6 " graphic LC display, 320 x 320 resolution

-          Performance : Quad ARM A7, 1,2 Ghz, 512 Mo  RAM, 4 Go eMMC

-          Ambient light sensors, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, GPS

-          Connectivity : Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Micro USB

-          OS : Android 4.3, Android™ Wear

-          Batterie : 420mA (until 2 days of normal use)

-          Weight : 45 g

The first version of the Scania Watch, called Griffin Black, is launched at 999 copies. Scania's logo is engraved on the bracelet, and the number is written at the back of the watch.

Price : 295 euros, available on www.scania.com/watch

Take a look at the Scania Watch presentation :

 

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