Timex introduces Smartwatch

Timex, the iconic leader in outdoor and sports performance timepieces has introduced Smarwatch – TIMEX IRONMAN ONE GPS+, offering consumers stand-alone wireless connectivity without a phone.

Timex is simplifying the wearable technology experience for all users, as TIMEX IRONMAN ONE GPS+ gives consumers the freedom to remain connected during any activity while leaving their phones and music devices behind.

Providing new solutions for fitness activities and for any other instance when carrying a phone is not ideal, TIMEX IRONMAN ONE GPS+ includes a series of game-changing features, including: Stand-alone wireless connectivity without a phone; Email-based messaging capabilities; Tracking capabilities; Custom-built “Find Me Mode” safety solution; Ability to track speed, distance and pace in real-time; Built-in MP3 component with 4 GB of memory to play music via a Bluetooth headset; Always-on, sunlight-readable, high-resolution touch display; and One year of data connectivity by AT&T included for US and Canadian subscribers.

TIMEX IRONMAN ONE GPS+ has been developed in close collaboration with Qualcomm Connected Experiences, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, a leader in mobile technology and leading mobile service provider AT&T Products from several Qualcomm companies and AT&T were used to provide mobility, connectivity and display technologies to create game-changing features.

“The introduction of the TIMEX IRONMAN ONE GPS+ smartwatch represents an exciting opportunity for Timex in the smartwatch category, as we build upon the rich, authentic tradition of the Timex brand, as well as our 160 year heritage,” said Anette S Olsen, chairman, Timex Group.

“For nearly three decades, TIMEX IRONMAN has provided athletes with innovative solutions to enhance their training experiences. Our collaboration with industry stalwarts Qualcomm and AT&T has enabled us to introduce the first smartwatch that offers stand-alone wireless connectivity without a phone and has great appeal to a broad range of fitness enthusiasts as well as tech-savvy individuals and those who simply wish to make a statement,” added Olsen.

“Wearables, including smartwatches, is an emerging category that holds significant promise for Qualcomm, and we are very pleased to have worked with Timex and AT&T on the development of the IRONMAN ONE GPS+ sports watch and delivery platform,” said Derek Aberle, president, Qualcomm.

“Wearable devices like smartwatches can deliver so much more value for customers when they are fully connected,” said Glenn Lurie, president, Emerging Enterprises and Partnerships, AT&T Mobility.

TIMEX IRONMAN ONE GPS+ is powered by a cloud-based service delivery platform managed by Synchronoss, which is also leading the development of the product’s mobile application and web portal.

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