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  • The Nismo watch connects cars to the 'internet of things'
  • The Nismo watch connects cars to the 'internet of things'
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Watch this space: Nissan's connected car

A conduit between cars and smartphones, Nissan's stylish Nismo Smartwatch has a range of utilities beyond smartphone capabilities. Will it cleanly slot into the 'internet of things'?

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From Samsung's Galaxy Gear to Apple's rumoured iWatch, smartwatches are set to be the 'next big thing' in wearable tech. But are they merely shrunken-down clip-on smartphones? Boasting connective functionality far beyond the likes of the Sony Smartwatch 2, a serious contender has emerged from an unexpected area: the automobile industry.

Serving as a conduit between cars and smartphones, Nissan's stylish Nismo Smartwatch provides a far safer alternative for those who can't put their phone down even while driving. It has a range of utilities beyond 'ordinary' smartphone capabilities, including performance statistics, vehicle updates and even a heart-rate ...

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