What the history of the wristwatch can teach us about the future of smartwatches
The renaissance of the wrist is upon us, or so the technology industry would have you believe. After a two-decade decline in which the mobile phone usurped the watch as our ubiquitous personal timekeeper, every gadget maker is convinced they can recapture this real estate. Where will that take us? The first watches were a revolutionary form of wearable technology, and their history is a guide to the impact that their most recent incarnations might have on the way we live and work.
Source:: The Verge