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betajet
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Wrist-watches are sooooo last Century.
betajet   6/9/2014 7:40:05 PM
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I rarely see a young person wearing a wrist-watch any more.  Soon they'll be perplexed by the wrist-watch joke in Laurel and Hardy's The Flying Deuces (1939).

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Re: Wrist-watches are sooooo last Century.
elctrnx_lyf   6/10/2014 7:04:56 AM
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Will this give an opprtunity for more and more hardware makers to start entering into this market with cheaper and yet cosmetic gadgets.

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Re: Wrist-watches are sooooo last Century.
Max The Magnificent   6/10/2014 9:33:35 AM
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@betajet: I rarely see a young person wearing a wrist-watch any more.

That's because they don't have a holographic watch like this one

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Re: Wrist-watches are sooooo last Century.
Max The Magnificent   6/10/2014 9:34:32 AM
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@betajet: I rarely see a young person wearing a wrist-watch any more.

I rarely see a young person wearing a pager anymore -- and your point would be? LOL

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Re: Wrist-watches are sooooo last Century.
betajet   6/10/2014 9:59:44 AM
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Max asked: and your point would be?

When I saw the photo of the two models looking intently at strange 20th Century devices wrapped around their wrists, I thought it might be more strategic for QuickLogic to target 21st Century applications.  What's next, using a disco ball to mount a whole-room scanner?

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Re: Wrist-watches are sooooo last Century.
Max The Magnificent   6/10/2014 10:43:44 AM
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@elctrnx_lyf: Will this give an opprtunity for more and more hardware makers to start entering into this market with cheaper and yet cosmetic gadgets.

I think so -- I think if we look just a few years into the future we will be amazed at the variety of wearable electronics products that are available.

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Safety hazard
MeasurementBlues   6/10/2014 11:20:52 AM
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You want to wear a Dick Tracy gadget? Fine with me. But, I'm not putting an oscilloscope on my wrist.

Wearable Instruments: A Safety Hazard?



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Re: Wrist-watches are sooooo last Century.
MeasurementBlues   6/10/2014 11:24:48 AM
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@betajet: I rarely see a young person wearing a wrist-watch any more.

That's because they use their phones as watches.

I never liked wearing a watch. My wife boiught be one as an engagement gift. I wore it for about a year, then put it away forever. That was long before I had a phone. If you don;t carry a timekeeper, you develop an acute sense of time. Plus, I had a clock in my car and since I was usually driving when time mattered, I had a timekeeper then.

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Re: Wrist-watches are sooooo last Century.
MeasurementBlues   6/10/2014 11:26:24 AM
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@betajet What's next, using a disco ball to mount a whole-room scanner?

Someone is going to develop one of those and make a lot more money than you.

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Re: Safety hazard
Max The Magnificent   6/10/2014 11:26:36 AM
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@MeasurementBlues: I'm not putting an oscilloscope on my wrist.

Wus :-)

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