The 1994 Smartwatch That Syncs with a CRT #WearableWednesday
Unique piece of retro wearable tech by Timex. The Omega Speedmaster gets all the love as a space watch but the Datalink also did a few tours with NASA as well! From LGR on YouTube:
Looking back at the Timex Data Link Model 70, an early smartwatch introduced by Microsoft in 1994 for Windows 3.1 PCs! It stores up to 70 data entries viewable on its LCD screen, but its real party trick is how it wirelessly synchronizes with a CRT monitor. Just point your wrist at the screen and data transfer begins, it’s awesome. And it’s NASA approved for space travel, too!
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