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Wrist Computers

Glacier Computers W200 Is Like a Windows-Running Bracelet

— April 22, 2009 — Tech
Glacier Computers revealed their W200, a wrist-worn computer which runs on a Windows CE or Linux operating system.

Can’t live without checking your email? You no longer have to depend on your BlackBerry or iPhone because you can wear the Glacier W200 computer like a bracelet.

The Glacier W200 wrist computer has a 3.5-inch touch screen with backlit keyboard and a hot swappable battery pack. Also, “the wireless functions of the W200 ensure continuous connectivity regardless of the user’s location with plug and play Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS modules.”

The hands-free usability makes it easier to use for any emergency purpose. The price and availability is unknown, but the Glacier Computers website has provided a toll free number and email for any further information.

So, next time you think about buying a new laptop or Blackberry, you might want to consider the new hands-free W200 wrist computer.
Trend Themes
1. Wearable Technology - The rise of watches and other wrist-worn wearable computers represents a trend of miniaturizing digital technology and providing hands-free usability and mobility to users.
2. Mobile Computing - The availability of wrist-worn computers running Windows CE or Linux brings computing into more hands and allows for continuous connectivity even in remote area.
3. Internet of Things (iot) - The W200's plug-and-play Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS modules symbolize the growing number of devices that can be connected to the internet, enabling data collection and communication in all aspects of life.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - The wearable computer market is a rapidly growing sector within consumer electronics as customers seek portable, multi-functional digital devices.
2. Healthcare - The W200's hands-free usability makes it ideal for the healthcare industry, where doctors and nurses need quick access to information without being tied down to a computer.
3. Logistics and Transportation - The W200 and similar wearable computers are suitable for logistics and transportation industries, where workers need to be able to access information and stay connected while on the move.
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