Sponsored Video: SCANIA’s Innovative Smartwatch Communicates With The Truck

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The newest corporation to jump on top of the smartwatch train is the Swedish Scania. They have revealed the Scania Watch, a primary delivering in this market, which is focused at truck drivers. The advanced piece of technology is a sleek watch design and unique functionality which will serve to long distance lorry drivers among the greatest options will be the simple timing function.

Scania Watch is an easy way of collecting information about parameters including fuel consumption, driving efficiency and average speed. It can even be utilized to receive email, text message and phone call warnings.

The gadget is in fact a rebranded Sony SmartWatch 3 and can do everything an ordinary Sony SmartWatch 3 can. So it runs Android Wear, and has all the features of that device, including the 1.6-inch 320×320 transflective touchscreen, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, 420 mAh battery, and IP68 certification.

The device also provides a Driving support score, which analyses your driving habits gradually and provide you relevant scores attempting to help you turn out to be more efficient, so that you can lower fuel consumption on your truck.

Scania’s Project Manager Jonas Svanholm adds, “We wanted to develop technology that allowed the Scania Watch to truly serve as a friend of the driver. Existing fleet management apps have primarily targeted transport companies and fleet operators. The Scania Watch, combined with the new app, takes the technology one step further and helps the driver in his or her daily work.”

The first version is being launched as a limited edition of 999 wrist watches, called the Black Griffin. Scania will continue to evolve the unit, enhancing usability and adding new features via software downloads.

To find out more regarding this awesome watch, take a look at this video:

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